John J. Battaglino, 94, of Barnegat, NJ passed November 22, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was a factory worker for David Kahn Pen & Pencil Company in North Bergen, NJ, then later for 20 years for the US Postal Service as a Letter Carrier. He retired to Barnegat where he has resided for the past 31 years.
He was President and a founding member of North Bergen Baseball, then later, President of the Hudson County Umpire’s Association and a member of the Bergen and Ocean County Umpires Association.
John is survived by his beloved wife of 67 years, Yolanda (nee Buono) Battaglino; two loving children and their spouses, Patricia and Joseph Yeager, Jeffrey and Nancy Battaglino; devoted son-in-law, John Lombardi; 7 cherished grandchildren, John Lombardi, Lisa O’Connor, Jamie Giornalista, Michael Battaglino, Joseph Lombardi, Christopher Yeager and Andrew Battaglino; 6 cherished great grandchildren, Bryan, Julianna, Matteo, Alyssa, Kayla and Luca. He was predeceased by his daughter, Janice Lombardi.
Viewing Monday, November 25, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM at the Barnegat Funeral Home, 841 W. Bay Ave., Barnegat. Blessing Service Tuesday 10 AM at the funeral home with entombment to follow in Ocean County Memorial Park, Waretown. (www.BarnegatFH.com)
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