Owner of pizza shop in Warren dies on Christmas Eve

Balasco's Pizzeria/Facebook

WARREN, R.I. (WLNE)- The owner of a pizza shop in Warren died on Christmas Eve, according to the Balasco Strong Facebook page.

Steve Balasco was the owner of Balasco’s Pizzeria, located on Market Street, for the past 30 years.

Balasco was 61 years old.

A GoFundMe was set up to help pay for his medical expenses while he was in the ICU earlier in the week.

The fundraiser has raised $26,000, exceeding the $15,000 goal.

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