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WEST WARWICK - Marie Batalon, 82, of Main Street, W. Warwick, died peacefully and surrounded by loving grandchildren Scott, Amber, Elizabeth, and Sandra, on July 23, 2011 at West View Care Center in W. Warwick. She was the beloved wife of the late Norman F. Batalon who predeceased her.
She was born in Central Falls, RI on January 30, 1929 the loving daughter of Ovilda and Clara (Roy) Boyer. She had attended Central Falls Public Schools.
Until her retirement many years ago, Marie had been an assembler for the Hillsinger Corp. in Plainville.
An avid gardener, her flowers were her passion and she enjoyed tending her garden with her care. She particularly loved family and spending time with them, and her grandchildren were her life.
She is survived by her loving daughter Deborah Clemente and her husband Mike of West Warwick, loving son Norman and his wife Lynda Batalon of Smithfield, and was the devoted grandmother of five grandchildren, two great grandchildren, and her surrogate grand child a pet Chihuahua whom she affectionately named Sydney. She was mother of the late Donald Batalon.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the RJ Ross Funeral Home, 135 South Street, Route 1A, Wrentham Centre, on Tuesday from 4-8 PM. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 9 AM in St. Mary's Church, 140 South Street, Route 1A,Wrentham Centre. Burial at a later date will be in Wrentham Centre Cemetery.
Arrangements are in the care of Richard Ross and the RJ Ross Funeral Home, Wrentham Centre.