Craig Joseph Balestra
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Craig Joseph Balestra
  • December 22, 1945 - February 11, 2015
  • Lumberton, Mississippi

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Craig Joseph Balestra, 69, of Lumberton, Mississippi died Wednesday February 11, 2015 at his residence.

Mass of Christian Burial will be at OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP CATHOLIC CHURCH, 379 W Seneca Road, Lumberton, MS 39455 on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 11:00 am. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Mr. Balestra was born December 22, 1945 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Phillip and Doris Gros Balestra. He was a retired Heating & Cooling Engineer with Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. He was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and a United States Navy veteran.

Family members include his wife, Bertha Crabtree Balestra; step-son, Billy Wichers, Jr.; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his sister, Phyllis Balestra.

White Funeral Home, Lumberton (601) 796-2781. www.whitefuneralhomelumberton.com