Justine E. (Ballarino) Donovan, 48, of Holliston

Justine E. (Ballarino) Donovan, 48, of Holliston, and a former lifetime Franklin resident, died Tuesday, August 8th, 2017, at the MetroWest Medical Center in Framingham, where she had been a patient since last Friday. Born in Boston, January 4th, 1969, a beloved daughter of Robert J. and Mary N. (Padden) Ballarino of Cumberland, RI, formerly of Franklin. She was raised and educated in local schools and was a 1987 graduate of Franklin High School. Prior to becoming disabled due to her illness, Justine worked as an insurance agent for several area insurance companies. Her passions were spending time with family, reading, volunteering her time for Random Smiles, and her pets, Diesel and Abbey, who survive her. In addition to her to her father and mother are her three sons, Sean M., Sam and Jack Donovan all of Franklin; her loving life partner, Peter J. Kadlik of Holliston; five brothers; Christopher R. Ballarino and his wife Lisa of Bellingham, Mark J. Ballarino and his wife Patricia of Franklin, Gregory R. Ballarino and his wife Kristy of Franklin, Adam J. Ballarino and his wife Shelly of Franklin, Jeremy W. Ballarino and his wife Jacqueline of Franklin; her sister, Janine A. Ballarino of Franklin, and many nieces and nephews. She was also the sister of the late Jennifer Jen Ballarino of Franklin. Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral Saturday, August 12, at 11:30 AM, in the Charles F. Oteri & Son Franklin Funeral Home, 33 Cottage St. Franklin. Internment is private. Calling hours are Friday from 3-7 PM in the funeral home. Donations in her memory sent to Random Smiles Project, PO Box 13, Franklin, MA. 02038 would be appreciated. Guestbook/ directions: www. oterifuneralhome.com

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