We have learned that Reverend Jose Ballester died Wednesday morning, June 7, 2023. His wife, Susan posted on social media that he passed away very peacefully following a brief hospital stay. He was 71 years of age at the time of his death.
Reverend Ballester served the 1stUUPB as an interim minister from 2003 – 2004 and many here remember him fondly.
Jose is survived by his wife Susan Ballester; son Daniel Ballester; daughters Elizabeth Ballester, and Kathy Noonan; five grandchildren: Olivia, Maeve, Ariana, Ella, and Javi; his sister Nilda Core; as well as seven nieces and eight nephews.