Filomena Battaglia, 93, of Middletown, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on December 30, 2011 at the Willows in Holmdel, New Jersey. She was born Filomena Artuso on May 15, 1918 in Calabria, Italy and moved to the United States when she was sixteen years old. Filomena was currently living in Middletown, New Jersey. She was predeceased by her parents Luigi and Felice Palma Artuso, her beloved and devoted husband, Anthony Battaglia, and her brothers and sisters, Joseph Artuso, Theresa Gates, and Phillip Artuso. Filomena is survived by dear sister Angelica Artuso, her brother in law Michael Battaglia and his wife Jean Ann, along with her dear nieces and nephews, Nicola Battaglia, Gary Battaglia, Michael Battaglia, Ilona Battaglia, Renee Battaglia, Anthony Artuso, Philip Artuso, Frank Artuso, Joseph Artuso, Louis Artuso, and Felice Wilson. She will be sadly missed, but never forgotten. Family and friends are invited to visit on Monday January 2, 2011 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM and Tuesday morning, 8:15 to 9:00 AM, at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 3269 State Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey, 07730. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered on Tuesday January 3, 2011 at St. Catherine's Roman Catholic Church, 110 Bray Avenue, North Middletown, New Jersey, 07748, at 9:30 AM. Entombment will follow at Holmdel Cemetery, 900 Holmdel Road, Holmdel, New Jersey. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit, www.shorepointfh.com.
Anna Messina Bonafede