Heriberto Ballester

Heriberto Ballester Jr.

Sunday April 10, 1955 - Tuesday December 10, 2019
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Retired Newark Police Officer – Loving Husband, Father & Grandfather

Heriberto Ballester, Jr., 64 of Bloomfield passed away on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Born in Arecibo, PR, the son of Heriberto and Haydee (Rivera) Ballester, he lived in Newark prior to moving to Bloomfield 28 years ago.
Prior to his retirement, he served as a police Officer for the City of Newark. He was a member of the Newark FOP and the Hispanic Law Enforcement Association.

Heriberto is survived by his beloved wife, Olga (Rivera) Ballester; his children, Omaira Ballester, Dilia Coppedge and her husband Andre, and Daniel Ballester; 6 grandchildren, Tristan, Natalia, Isiah, Iriana, Laila and Alanna; 3 sisters, Myrna Maisonave, Haydee Montiero and Catherine Ballester and 2 brothers, Wilfred and Erick Ballester.

The funeral service will be held on Monday, December 16, 2019 at the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home, 267 Centre St., Nutley at 11 a.m.

The interment will follow at Glendale Cemetery in Bloomfield

Visitors will be received at the funeral home on Sunday from 1-5 p.m.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    Sunday, December 15th, 2019 1:00pm - 5:00pm
    S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home
    267 Centre Street
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Monday, December 16th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, December 16th, 2019 11:00am
    S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home
    267 Centre Street
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Glendale Cemetery
    28 Hoover Avenue
    BLOOMFIELD, NJ 07003
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Posted at 10:31am
To my wonderful brother through the ups and downs we always had good times and thanks for making Evan a fan fanatic for the Miami Dolphins where do I find a partner for him now?

Richard Warren

Posted at 09:58am
To my partner and brother, our memories will always be cherished. You will always be in my heart. Love, Richie
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Posted at 08:13am
Love from ,the woodside Rivera's We love you always in are heart
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Alma Báez

Posted at 05:39pm
Herbie, we met each other in Broadway Jr. High and there you met your wife Olga we had good times, and I will tresures them. I will always have you and your family in my prayers. Thank You for being your friend and foir the memoires May you R.I.P. Alma Baez

Derrick Hatcher

Posted at 11:42am
Herbie, May God Rest your Soul and the memories of you embrace and strengthen your Family during this difficult time. I am one that can say thank you for the memories, along with the chats that we had, and everything you've done and contributed to Newark FOP Lodge 12 as a Board Member and Honor Guard. You will never be forgotten, Rest Well my Friend.

Derrick Hatcher - Retired Newark Police and Past President of Newark FOP Lodge 12

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