Gary W. Ballerini, 68, of Brunswick, Maine, a former Verona, N.J. resident passed away on April 27, 2019.

Visitation will be at Paul Ippolito-Dancy Memorial, 9 Smull Ave., Caldwell, N.J., on Sunday, May 5, 2019 from 2 to 6 p.m.  A Mass will be celebrated at St. Aloysius Church, Caldwell, on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 10 a.m., followed by the interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, N.J.

For directions or to send the family condolences please visit www.ippolitofuneralhomes.com.

Born in Passaic, N.J., Mr. Ballerini was raised in Fair Lawn, N.J. and was a resident of Verona for 30 years and North Caldwell before moving to Brunswick three years ago.

He was the co-owner of John J. Curley Stone Co. of North Caldwell for many years before retiring in 2015.

He was a member of Allied Stone Industries, where he served as treasurer from 2011 to 2013 and president from 2013 until 2015.

Active in his community, Mr. Ballerini was a member of the Verona Board of Adjustments from 1986 until 1997, as well as chairman of the board in 1989-1990, and again in 1994-1995. He was on the Brunswick Maine Planning Board since 2017, and a member and president of the Otter Trace Homeowners Association since 2003.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 37 years, Marge Curley, and many cherished nieces and nephews. He is also survived by Bailey, his loving dog.

Mr. Ballerini was predeceased by his sister, Carol Crosson.

In lieu of flowers donations to the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell, Development Office, One  Ryerson Avenue, Caldwell, New Jersey 07006 or at https://caldwellop.org or Midcoast Humane, 190 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME, 04011 or at https://midcoasthumane.org  would be appreciated