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Bertha F. "Pidge" Balsamo

Bertha F. “Pidge” Balsamo (Sullivan) of Lakeville passed away March 27th at the Morton Hospital in Taunton. Born in Boston, she was raised in Dorchester and attended Woodrow Wilson High School in Dorchester. She worked as a Waitress at Harbor Lights in Dorchester for 20 years, and previously at Christo’s Restaurant in Brockton for 20 years. She also owned and operated a women’s clothing and accessories store, Golden Glitter, in Brockton for a few years before retiring. She grew up in Dorchester and previously lived in Randolph and Las Vegas before moving to Lakeville. Pidge was an avid Celtics fan and enjoyed going to yard sales and Flea Markets.
Beloved wife of the late Charles A. Mother of Maureen T. Witt and her husband Russell of Mansfield and the late Bertha “Dolly” Saia. Sister of Eleanor Buckley of Whitman and William Sullivan and his wife Sharon of Lakeville. She was predeceased by 9 other siblings. Grandmother of Michael Saia, Amanda DeAngelis, and Robert Saia. Sister in law of Yvonne Balsamo and her late husband Salvatore of Canton and Rosalie Monahan and her husband Joseph of Canton. Also survived by 6 great grandchildren. Due to the current Covid 19 directives a private graveside service will be held at Canton Corner Cemetery and a memorial mass to celebrate her life will be celebrated at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to “Kisses for Kailyn” 1843 Washington St. Braintree, MA 02184
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Dockray & Thomas Funeral Home
455 Washington St.
Canton, MA USA 02021