A memorial mass celebrating the life of Joyce Battaglini, 87, who passed away at her home in Ormond Beach, FL on Saturday, November 24, 2018, will be held on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Palm Coast, FL. Her family will be receiving guests in the Memorial Room at the church on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. She will be interred at St Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Syracuse, NY, where she lived for many years.
Joyce was born on June 3, 1931 in Plattsburgh, N.Y. She attended St. Johns Academy in Plattsburgh and Central City Business Institute in Syracuse. Joyce was married to Americo “Hank” Battaglini on August 6, 1948. She was a devout Catholic and communicant of St James Church in Syracuse, NY where she was a member of the Legion of Mary and sang in the choir with her husband. Joyce relocated to Ormond Beach, FL in 2017. She loved spending her summers painting, gardening and playing cards with her family on Lake Champlain in Point Au Roche, NY, the place where she felt most ‘at home’. She had a big sweet tooth and was a fantastic baker, treating everyone to her butterscotch rolls and wonderful pies.
Joyce was predeceased by her husband of 55 years, Hank, her son Christopher and daughter Susan (Crystal). She is survived by her daughters Aimee Battaglini and her husband James Sullivan, Gail (Aingeal) O’Grady and her husband Kevin, sisters Barbara, Joan and Candy, brother Charlie, 8 grandchildren, 4 great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends, all of whom will miss her quick wit, caring nature and infectious smile.
In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to be made in Joyce’s name to; Catholic Charities at www.catholiccharitiesusa.org
The family entrusted Joyce’s arrangements To: Flagler Family Funeral Home, 4601 East Moody Blvd. Suite G-7 Bunnell, FL. 32110