Archive for Tuesday, August 21, 2001

Balletta services

August 21, 2001


Mass of Christian Burial for Nettie Balletta, 72, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Mrs. Balletta died Saturday, Aug. 18, 2001, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

She was born Oct. 21, 1928, in the Bronx, N.Y., the daughter of Stefano and Clementina (Nolfo) Scacco. She moved to Lawrence 11 years ago from Long Island, N.Y.

Mrs. Balletta was a homemaker.

She married Ralph P. Balletta on March 13, 1954, in the Bronx, N.Y. He died July 10, 1995.

Survivors include two sons, Stephen Balletta, Lawrence, and Michael Balletta.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, where a rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The family will receive friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The family suggests memorials to the church, and they may be sent in care of the mortuary.

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