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Michael J. Balian

April 10, 1995 ~ June 28, 2019 (age 24)

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Michael J. Balian of Court Rd., Winthrop passed away suddenly at home on June 28, 2019. He was 24 years old. Born in Boston he was the beloved son of Michele (Turco) and Michael R. Balian. A life long resident of Winthrop he was a graduate of Malden Catholic High School. After his graduation he went on to Suffolk University and finally graduating from Salem State University with a bachelors degree. He also worked as a bartender at the Winthrop Yacht Club.

He was the loving father of Lucas Ryan Mason and the dear brother of Jianna Balian. Cherished grandson of Michelena Briasco of East Boston and Josephine Morrissey of Chelsea. Beloved nephew of Jeff and Melissa Turco of Winthrop, John and Angela Briasco of Saugus and Marty and Barbara O'Brien of Winthrop. Also survived by his great aunt Phyllis Vazza and many loving cousins.

Family and friends are cordially invited to attend the visitation from the funeral home on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. The funeral will be conducted from the funeral home on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 9:00 AM followed by a funeral mass in St. John the Evangelist Church 320 Winthrop St., Winthrop at 10:00 AM. Services will conclude with the interment in the Belle Isle section of Winthrop Cemetery.

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July 2, 2019

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ernest P. Caggiano & Son Funeral Home
147 Winthrop Street
Winthrop, MA 02152

Mass of Christian Burial
July 3, 2019

10:00 AM
St. John the Evangelist Church
320 Winthrop St.
Winthrop, MA 02152

Interment following funeral service
July 3, 2019

Belle Isle section Winthrop Cemetery
100 Kennedy Rd.
Winthrop, MA 02152

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