Anthony Balistrere

Anthony T. Balistrere

1963 - 2022

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Obituary of Anthony T. Balistrere

Anthony T. Balistrere, 58, of Amherst, New York died on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at

Millard Filmore Suburban Hospital in Buffalo, New York following a brief illness.

Tony was born in and was a life long resident of the Buffalo area. He had a huge heart,

always ready to give, help and entertain people he didin't even know. In fact he would

give the shirt off his back to anyone in need. He once took in a homeless couple, housed,

supported, fed and encouraged to live in a much more rewarding situation.

Anthony was employed for many years as a head waiter at a variety of popular restaraunts

including the Friars Table in Buffalo, New York.

He was predeceased by a sister, Denice Humphrey; a brother, Dominic Balistrere and his

step-father, Walter Beanblossom.

Surviving are his mother, Marguerite Panasci Beanblossom; father, Anthony D. (Frances) 

Balistrere, niece, Brittney Humphrey; nephew, Steven D. Orsini; great nephews, Jayden

and Noah and a great niece, Ariana. he also leaves behind his dog "Pandee" whom he loved

more than anything.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 9:30 am on Thursday, April 21, 2022 in St. John

The Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 1085 EnglewoodDrive, Tonawanda, New York. Burial

in Niagara Falls Memorial Park will be private. Relatives and friends may visit Lombardo Funeral

(Northtowns Chapel) 885 Niagara Falls Blvd., Amherst New York on Wednesday, April 20. 2022

from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.