Russell Joseph Battaglia Sr.
July 9, 1925 March 12, 2013
Resident of San Jose
At rest in San Jose, CA March 12, 2013. Beloved and devoted husband of 62 years to Josephine Battaglia. Loving father of Linda (Hiram) Pagaling, Russell (Sally) Battaglia Jr. and Suzette (Rick) Sanchez. Devoted grandfather of 8 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews, and other family and friends. A native of Hammon, Louisiana. Age 87 years. Russell worked as a Master Mechanic for Contadina Foods for 36 years. Veteran of the Korean Conflict
Friends are invited to attend a Vigil Service Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at LIMA-CAMPAGNA-ALAMEDA MISSION CHAPEL, 600 S. Second St., San Jose with Visitation beginning at 10:00 a.m. Funeral Mass Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Christopher's Church, 1576 Curtner Ave, San Jose. Entombment to follow at Santa Clara Mission Cemetery with Military Honors.