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Joseph E. Balestrieri

AGE: 91 • Newark, Del.

Joseph E. Balestrieri, age 91, of Newark, DE passed away peacefully on Monday, October 10, 2016.

Joe was born in the Bronx, NY, son of the late Rose and Americus Balestrieri. He served his country proudly with the U.S. Navy during WWII. He retired from the U.S. Postal Service in Bayshore, NY in 1985 and then moved to Delaware to be near his family.

Joe was predeceased by his wife Eileen and brothers; Vincent and Americus Jr. He is survived by his daughter Brenda DeSanno and her husband Stanley Konkiel III; granddaughter Stephanie DeSanno(who was the light of his life), all of Newark, DE; sister Connie Parker of New York and many nieces and nephews.

The family extends their heartfelt thanks to the nurses and staff at Gilpin Hall for their compassionate care and many kindnesses to Joe.

A Committal Service will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Rd, Bear, DE 19701.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the , Delaware Chapter, 240 N. James Street, Suite 100A, Newport, DE 19804.

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Newark, Delaware
Published in The News Journal from Oct. 14 to Oct. 16, 2016
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