Obituaries

Frances R. (Balliro) Bent

October 20th, 2014

Frances R. (Balliro) Bent, age 89, of Wilmington, formerly of Burlington and Somerville, passed away peacefully at home on October 19, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Arthur F. Bent, Sr., loving mother of Mary Fallica of Methuen, Arthur F. Bent, Jr. & his partner Rhonda Sylvia of Wilmington and the late Paula Hurynowicz, cherished grandmother of Cheryl & Thomas DiLeo, Sharon Greco, Gregory & Lisa Monteforte, Charles Monteforte, III, Jennifer & Michael Gledhill, Jaclyn & Billy Forbes, Joelle Bent, Anthony Sylvia and Sarah Sylvia, great-grandmother of Danielle & Jolon Chadwick, Jamie DiLeo, Nicole Greco, Ashley & Michael Fronduto, Gabrielle Greco, Tayler Greco, Nicholas Monteforte, Christopher Monteforte, Emily Monteforte, Christa Monteforte, C.J. Monteforte and Jake Charles Gledhill, great-great grandmother of Dylan Chadwick, Austin Chadwick, Rylen Chadwick, Ashlyn Chadwick, Brooklyn Houle, Michael Fronduto, Liliana Fronduto, Mia Fronduto, Nico Fronduto, Julian Ortiz and Malachi Desharnais, daughter of the late Rosario & Angela (Riccardi) Balliro, dear sister of Bruno and “Dee” Balliro of Revere, Mary Tzannos of Saugus, Lucille Winship of Plymouth, the late Joseph Balliro, Frankie Balliro, Rudy Balliro, Anthony Balliro, Billy Balliro, Rocco Balliro, Josephine Novello and Flora Monteforte. Frances is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave, (Rt. 62), Wilmington, for a funeral on Thursday, October 23rd, at 9:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Thomas of Villanova Church, 126 Middlesex Ave., Wilmington, at 10:00 a.m. Interment to follow in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday, October 22nd, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Memorial donations in Frances’ name can be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049.

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5 Entries in Guest Book for “Frances R. (Balliro) Bent”

  1. Charles Monteforte,Jr says:

    Love you Ma…Rest in peace…God keep her close….

  2. Leah,Stephen,David & Natalie says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. We will always remember Auntie Franny fondly and have wonderful memories of many times spent with you all during the younger years! She leaves behind a wonderful family and I know you all will be a great source of comfort and support to one another.

  3. Victoria (Ferrara) Birkhimer and Family says:

    I wanted to say for my Mom who doesn’t use a computer, our thoughts and prayers are with the family. I just know her Mom will be there to greet her! Rest in peace and be with Jesus. Love you.

  4. Lillie & Jack Bernard says:

    Dear Mary, Sharon and family: We are so sorry to hear of Frances’s passing… we know how wonderful you were to her, and how much you will miss her. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Lillie & Jack

  5. DOLLY. AND MIKE says:

    My GODMOTHER MAY GOD WRAP HIS LOVING ARMS AROUND YOU AND GIVE YOU PEACE IN HEAVEN WHERE ALL YOUR LOVED ONES WILL BE WAITING LOTS OF LOVE AND PRAYERS DOLLY AND MIKE

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