BALAGTAS, Miriam E. (Sheehan) Of Mission Hill formerly of Hawaii, passed away on January 6, 2020. Devoted mother of Marsha Sortino of Mission Hill and her late husband Peter, Frank N. Balagtas of Mission Hill, Vanessa Podgorski and her husband Terry of IL, Yvonne Haxton and her husband Mike of HI, and the late Alexis Balagtas. Stepmother of Sonny Balagtas and his wife Daisy of FL., and Susan Francisco and her husband Conrad all of FL. Loving grandmother of 15 and great-grandmother of 5. Sister of the late Sr. Leonie Sheehan S.S.N.D., and Cornelius "Neil" Sheehan. Graduate of Mission High School and Emmanuel College. Longtime faithful parishioner of Mission Church.
A Visitation will be held in the Basilica of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Mission Church, on Tuesday, January 14th, from 9-10am, followed by a Funeral Mass beginning at 10am. Relatives and friends kindly invited. Interment St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Mission Church, 1545 Tremont St., Boston, MA 02120.