Mrs. Frances C. “Kena” (Costa) Battaglia, 76, passed away on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 at the Northview Estates.
Mrs. Battaglia was born on February 6, 1943 in Ellwood City to the late Patsy L. and Clara (Statti) Costa. She had graduated from Lincoln High School, and is a member of the Holy Redeemer Parish. Kena had worked at Health Mart as a clerk, at the office of Dr. Mary Ann DiBiagio as a medical technician, and for Century 21 as a real estate agent. She enjoyed cooking, but most of all being with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her sons, Sam (Amy) Battaglia of Dayton, OH, and Steve Battaglia of Ellwood City, her grandchildren, Erica, Alena, Olivia, Angelo, Marissa, Gino Battaglia and Jamie (Romeo) Garcia, her brother, Donald “Ducky” (Pam) Costa of Ellwood City, and her mother-in-law, Mary (Mangelli) Battaglia of Ellwood City. She is also survived by her dear relative, Judy (Rich) Emig of Ellwood City.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Samuel Battaglia whom she married on August 29, 1960 and passed away on March 5, 2019, her step mother, Emma (Morabito) Costa, her daughter-in-law, Carolyn L. Battaglia, and her father-in-law, Joe Battaglia.
Visitation will be held on Saturday from 2-4 and 6-8 pm and on Sunday from 11:30 am until the time of the Blessing Service at 12:30 pm at the Samuel Teolis Funeral Home and Crematory Inc. with Father Mark Thomas officiating. Interment will be at the Holy Redeemer Cemetery.