Anthony “Dick” Battista

Oct 23, 1939 - Apr 30, 2018

Visitation

Thursday, May. 03, 2018 03:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Paul Ippolito-Dancy Memorial

9 Smull Ave. Caldwell, NJ 07006

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Add to My Calendar 05/03/2018 03:00 pm 05/03/2018 08:00 pm America/New_York Anthony “Dick” Battista - Visitation

Anthony “Dick” Battista, 78, of Livingston passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018.

Relatives and friends may visit with the family at Paul Ippolito-Dancy Memorial, 9 Smull Ave., Caldwell, on Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 3 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Philomena’s Church, Livingston, N.J., followed by the burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East ...

9 Smull Ave. Caldwell, NJ 07006

Service

Friday, May. 04, 2018 10:00 AM

St. Philomena Church

385 South Livingston Ave. Livingston, NJ 07039

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Anthony “Dick” Battista, 78, of Livingston passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018.

Relatives and friends may visit with the family at Paul Ippolito-Dancy Memorial, 9 Smull Ave., Caldwell, on Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 3 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Philomena’s Church, Livingston, N.J., followed by the burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East ...

385 South Livingston Ave. Livingston, NJ 07039

Burial

Friday, May. 04, 2018 10:00 AM

Gate of Heaven Cemetery

225 Ridgedale Avenue East Hanover, NJ 07936

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Add to My Calendar 05/04/2018 10:00 am 05/04/2018 America/New_York Anthony “Dick” Battista - Burial

Anthony “Dick” Battista, 78, of Livingston passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018.

Relatives and friends may visit with the family at Paul Ippolito-Dancy Memorial, 9 Smull Ave., Caldwell, on Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 3 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Philomena’s Church, Livingston, N.J., followed by the burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East ...

225 Ridgedale Avenue East Hanover, NJ 07936

Anthony “Dick” Battista, 78, of Livingston passed away on Monday, April 30, 2018.

Relatives and friends may visit with the family at Paul Ippolito-Dancy Memorial, 9 Smull Ave., Caldwell, on Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 3 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at St. Philomena’s Church, Livingston, N.J., followed by the burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, N.J.

Born in Orange, N.J., Mr. Battista was a resident of Livingston most of his life. He also enjoyed spending time in his Fort Lauderdale, Fla., home during the winter, and Goshen, N.Y., home during the summer.

He was employed by the Regional Automotive Warehouse in Newark for 40 years before retiring as president several years ago. Mr. Battista served as president of the Mid Jersey Automotive Jobber’s Association Inc., in 1974, was a recipient of the Automotive Boosters Club “Man of the Year” Award in 1988, and was an inductee of the Automotive Hall of Fame in Midland, Mich.

Active in the community, he was a member of the Orange Essex Civic League, where he served as president from 1973 to 1974, and was named the Orange Elks “Man of the Year” in 1982, as well as the Italian American Police Society of New Jersey “Business Man of the Year” in 1995.

The beloved husband of 56 years to Barbara (nee Zullo), he was the devoted father of Michele Carracino and her husband, Anthony, Renee Pipitone and her husband, Anthony and Nicole Battista; dear brother of Anne Dambach and her husband, Ken, Josephine Bocchino and the late Dolores Lombardino, and cherished Poppy of Anthony, Alexandra, Adriana and Anthony. He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews and close friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or at www.stjude.org, would be appreciated.

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