Elena M. Balassone
June 30, 1935 – October 9, 2018
Elena M. (Petrella) Balassone, 83, formerly of Gesler Street, Providence passed away October 9, 2018. Born in Italy, she was the daughter of the late Gioacchino and Maria Petrella.
She was the mother of the late Henry Balassone and grandmother of Domenic Balassone. She was also the sister of Michele “Mike” Petrella, Dora Petrella and the late Rolando and Giuseppe Petrella, Orsola “Lilly” Natal and Giovanna LoPresti and aunt to several nieces and nephews.
Her funeral will be held Monday at 8:45 am from the ROMANO FUNERAL HOME, 627 Union Avenue, Providence, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in Holy Ghost Church, 1 Knight Street, Providence. Burial to follow in St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. VISITATION SUNDAY 4-7 PM. www.romanofuneralhome.com.