Joseph Balfe, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died on January 9, 2012. He was 86. Joseph was born on October 14, 1925 in Patterson, NJ to the late Joseph and Mary (Hurson) Balfe. He was a retired owner/operator at Bluebird Taxi in New Rochelle for over 30 years. He served in the Army during WWII.He is survived by his wife the former Judith O’Hara; his children Joseph Balfe, Jr., Susan Collins, Thomas Balfe, Lori Clokey, Barbara Bonsignore, Kevin Balfe and his step-son Christopher O’Hara. He is also survived by 18 grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife the former Doris Philp and three of his sons: Robert, John and William and his two sisters Maureen Grimmer and Eileen Balfe.
Visiting hours will be Wednesday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel Inc. 16 Shea Pl. New Rochelle, NY. A funeral Mass is scheduled for Thursday 10:30 am at Blessed Sacrament Church. In Interment will be private.