Robert DiBattisto

Hartford Courant, The (CT) - October 18, 1994

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Deceased Name: DIBATTISTO. ROBERT J. DIBATTISTO

DiBATTISTO. Robert J. DiBattisto, 64, of Niantic, formerly of Glastonbury, died Sunday (Oct. 16) at his home. He was the beloved husband of Barbara (Burr) DiBattisto. Born in Pittsburgh, Pa., Bob grew up in Manchester before moving to Glastonbury, and to Niantic 15 years ago. He was a 1953 graduate of Arnold College. He was a former part time teacher at South Catholic High School, Hartford, and retired from United Technologies in 1985 after 32 years of service, and recently retired from Electro Plasma Inc., of Irvine, Calif. Bob received the Distinguished Service Award in 1971 from the Diocese of Hartford for his work with the Deanery CYO. He officiated for many years at the high school and college level for football and high school basketball. He was the past president of the Giants Neck Beach Association. He was a devoted father and father-in-law to four children and their spouses, Steven R. and Christine DiBattisto of Newington, Diane Gott of East Hartford, Julie D. and Daniel L oftus of Colchester, and Cathi and Joseph Hartwig of Colo.; seven grandchildren, Shelly, Jeffrey, Sarah, Scott, Kevin, Bethany, and Patrick; a great-grandchild, Tre.; a brother and sister-in-law, Eugene and Jeane DiBattisto of Bradford, Vt.; two sister s, Marie Pechusick of East Hartford and Rita DiBattisto of Manchester; and several nieces and nephews. Bob is also survived by his mother-in-law and step-father-in-law, Eileen and Everett Martin of Bethlehem; his father- in-law, Harold Burr of Stephentow n, N.Y.; and a sister-in-law and her husband, Marilyn and Raymond Hardisty of Woodbury. He was predeceased by his parents, Dominic and Rose DiBattisto; two brothers, Albert and Donald DiBattisto and his brother-in-law, Nicholas Pechusick. Funeral servi ces will be Thursday, 9:15 a.m., from the John F. Tierney Funeral Home, 219 W. Center St., Manchester, follwed by a Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m., in St. James Church. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the funeral home Wednesday, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to either the American Heart Association, 5 Brookside Drive, Wallingford, or the Lyme Disease Foundation, 1 Financial Plaza, 18th Floor, Hartford 06103-2610.

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