BALLESTER - Josè M. June 5, 2013, of Grand Island. Born January 28, 1924 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Beloved husband of Julia Alcorn and the late Mary Joan McQuade; loving father of Kathleen (Paul Wasiewicz), Patrick Ballester, Kim (Timothy)Taylor, Barry Ballester, Maria (Daniel) Fox and Virginia Ballester; also survived by 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; brother of Claudio and the late Luis, Carlos and Maria Ballester. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday at 2 PM at the Dengler, Roberts, Perna Funeral Home, 3000 Delaware Ave., where a visitation will follow until 5 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Buffalo or tell a joke and make someone laugh. Josè was a WWII Army Veteran and a retiree of General Motors. online condolences to www.denglerrobertspernafuneral.com.