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Santo "Sam" Battaglia
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Birth: Jul. 29, 1891
Cefalu
Provincia di Palermo
Sicilia, Italy
Death: Dec. 27, 1957
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA

FINAL RITES FOR SAM BATTAGLIA AT SAINT FRANCIS

Sam Battaglia, 66 year old Brookhaven Merchant died December 22 at Touro Shakespere Home in New Orleans where he had been a patient for some time.. Mr. Battaglia, a native of Italy, had resided in this city for over 40 years and had been engaged in the grocery business for that length of time.

Funeral services were conducted December 23 at 2 p.m. from St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church with the Rev. Father Charles Seater officiating. Interment was in the Catholic Cemetery here with Hartman's Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

Surviving Mr. Battaglia are a daughter, Mrs. Josephine Gregoire of New Orleans; three sons, John, Nicole, and Vincent, all of New Orleans; a brother Vincent, and six sisters, all residents of Italy. He leaves six grandchildren.

NEWS PAPER CLIP, DATED 1-2-1958
Courtesy of Sue Dorman


Additional note. The grocery store he owned and operated was located on South First Street in Brookhaven, MS.

Additional note. Listed on ship manifest, that he was coming to America to connect with his Uncle Frank D'antoni, who lived in Brookhaven, Ms.




Death of Mother Giuseppa Saia(1870–1951)
31 Mar 1951 Cefalů, Sicilia, Italy
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Death of Father Giovanni Battaglia(1871–1956)
5 Jun 1956 Cefalů, Sicilia, Italy
 
 
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 Spouse:
  Annette Lena Lopiparo Battaglia (1898 - 1947)*
 
 Children:
  Josephine Battaglia Gregoire (1922 - 1976)*
  Nicholas Joseph Battaglia (1925 - 2012)*
  Vincent Battaglia (1927 - 1988)*
  Johnny Battaglia (1929 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Cemetery
Brookhaven
Lincoln County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Pat Arnold
Originally Created by: FamilyResearcher
Record added: Jan 17, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32993832
Santo Sam Battaglia
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Santo Sam Battaglia
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