John M.  Balletto


John Michael Balletto, 60, of Hudson, N.H., passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 17, 2017, at the Parkland Medical Center, Derry, N.H. He was born in Stoneham, Mass., on December 21, 1956, a son of the late Edward J. and Eleanor (Shevenell) Balletto. John was raised in Georgetown, Mass., and was graduate of Georgetown High School, Class of 1974. He then served in the US Army. He owned and operated Balletto and Sons Services in Hudson. John was a strong man of faith and loved Jesus first and foremost. He was a loving and devoted husband and father. John was one of a kind and had a gift for gab. He knew someone everywhere he went. He was also an avid sports fan and loved the Red Sox, the Patriots and the Bruins. He will be remembered for his love of Jesus, his family and his friends.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Melody (McLain) Balletto; his eight children, Chay Wright and her husband, Daniel, Edward, Grace, Ruth, Paul, Timothy, Stephen and Lydia; four grandchildren; five brothers and sisters, Robert Balletto, his twin brother, William Balletto, Lynne Kochakian, Jane Brown, and Christine Conte and her husband, Richard; as well as many nieces and nephews.
There are no calling hours. Following cremation, a Memorial service will be held on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at 12 p.m. in the Abundant Grace Church, 127 Rockingham Road, Derry. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a go fund me account set up for the benefit of his children at The Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch Street, Derry, is assisting the family. To send a condolence or for more information, please visit,
Published on November 19, 2017
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