Joe Cuarenta Balerio



Joe Cuarenta Balerio, 84, of White City, died March 19, 2008 at Providence Medford Medical Center. A funeral mass will be Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 11:00 a.m., at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. A viewing will be on Monday, March 24, 2008 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Perl Funeral Home.



Joe was born October 17, 1923 in Cuzpala, Zacatecas, Mexico, a son of Jose and Mariana Balero. He married Liane in 1950 in St. Helens, Ore. She passed away in the early 1980s. He worked for the railroad for 30 years, while living in St. Helens. Joe liked fishing, music, dancing and enjoyed helping others, especially his family.



Survivors include a brother, Francisco Balero of California; and sisters, Guadalupe Balero of White City and Maria Balero of Mexico. He was preceded in death by his wife and brothers, Victoriano Balero, Ignacio Balero and Joel Balero.



Arrangements are with Perl Funeral Home.