Joe Balado, 74, of Cranston, passed away on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at home.
Joe was a lieutenant at the maximum security facility for 38 years before retiring in 2008. He was also a member of the Brotherhood of Correctional Offers, who will provide an Honor Guard.
Joe loved riding his Harley and spending time with his friends. He also cherished his dogs, Max and Sophie, and enjoyed spending time at the shooting range in his spare time, where he received marksman’s awards. Joe also enjoyed gardening and playing Keno with the love of his life, his late wife Jeannie.
There will be a memorial to celebrate Joe Balado’s life at the VFW Post 183, 172 Washington Street, Warwick, on August 4 at 2 p.m.