Marie Balsofiore

 

 

 

 

April 27, 2013

Marie (Gallo) Balsofiore, 90, of Winslow Street, Riverside died Saturday April 27, 2013 at her home. She was the wife of the late Michael Balsofiore.Born in Providence, she was a daughter of the late Peter and Antonetta (Gentile) Gallo. Mrs. Balsofiore was a secretary for Benny’s before retiring. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, sewing and knitting. She leaves one daughter, Sharon M. Bernier and her husband Ronald of East Providence, two sons, Brian C. Balsofiore and his wife Patricia of Lincoln and David M. Balsofiore of East Providence, four grandchildren, Kara Nichols and her husband Brian, Eric Bernier and his wife Christina, Matthew and Kristin Martell, one sister, Jean Severns and one brother, Peter Gallo and his wife Joan. She was the sister of the late Bruno Gallo.Her funeral and visitation will be held on Thursday at 8:30 AM from the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in St. Brendan’s Church, Turner Avenue, Riverside. Burial will be in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contribution to Rhode Island .S.P.C.A. would be appreciated.