Obituary photo of James Battaglia, Syracuse-New York
In Loving Memory of

James Battaglia

1941 - 2017
Obituary photo of James Battaglia, Syracuse-New York
In Loving Memory of

James Battaglia

1941 - 2017

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James Battaglia, 75, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully on Monday. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family, working with his hands, gardening, traveling, visiting family and cooking large dinners. James immigrated from Calabria, Italy at the age of 13 with his family. In 1976 he started Discount Shoe Repair in Syracuse which continues on today. One of his proudest days was earning his U.S. citizenship. James went onto work at Onondaga County as a maintenance supervisor and retired after 30 years of service.

James was predeceased by his mother, Marianne Battaglia, Godfather, James Caruso and his first wife, Sharon Battaglia.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly (Patuna-Pisik) Battaglia; 3 children, Shari (Dave) Lang, Jim (Renee) Battaglia and John (Barbara Irwin) Battaglia; 3 grandchildren, Logan, Evy and Matthew Battaglia and step-son, Mark (Karen) Pisik.

Services were private for the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of CNY, www.hospicecny.org.

The family would like to thank his caregivers: Dr. Charles, HOA Brittonfield staff and especially Dr. Scalzo, with special thanks to Hospice of CNY.

To share a memory of James or leave a special message for the family, please click the Share Memories button above.
James Battaglia, 75, of Liverpool, passed away peacefully on Monday. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed spending time with his family, working with his hands, gardening, traveling, visiting family and cooking large dinners. James immigrated from Calabria, Italy at the age of 13 with his family. In 1976 he started Discount Shoe Repair in Syracuse which continues on today. One of his proudest days was earning his U.S. citizenship. James went onto work at Onondaga County as a maintenance supervisor and retired after 30 years of service.

James was predeceased by his mother, Marianne Battaglia, Godfather, James Caruso and his first wife, Sharon Battaglia.

He is survived by his wife, Beverly (Patuna-Pisik) Battaglia; 3 children, Shari (Dave) Lang, Jim (Renee) Battaglia and John (Barbara Irwin) Battaglia; 3 grandchildren, Logan, Evy and Matthew Battaglia and step-son, Mark (Karen) Pisik.

Services were private for the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of CNY, www.hospicecny.org.

The family would like to thank his caregivers: Dr. Charles, HOA Brittonfield staff and especially Dr. Scalzo, with special thanks to Hospice of CNY.

To share a memory of James or leave a special message for the family, please click the Share Memories button above.
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