Ernest J. Batha Sr.
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AGE: 79 • Forks Township
Ernest J. Batha Sr., 79, of Forks Twp., died Friday, September 6, 2013 at this residence. He was the loving husband of Barbara G. Sedlak Batha, with whom he celebrated 52 years of marriage.Born in Perth Amboy on April 9, 1934, he was the son of the late Joseph and Mary (Laczo) Batha. He was a graduate of Rutgers University, Class of 1975. He worked in Quality Assurance for the United States Government inspecting "weather" satellites. He served in the US Army from 1957 to 1959. He served as a Scout Master for the Boy Scouts of America Troop 144, Somerset, NJ. An avid collector and outdoors person, he was most noted as a loving and devoted grandfather to his grandchildren, Dean and Lillian.
Surviving are: Barbara G. Sedlak Batha, Son - Ernest J, Batha Jr. and his wife Jessica, of Bangor, Grandchildren Ernest John Batha III (Dean) and Lillian Olive Batha. He was the last surviving of 10 children and many nieces and nephews.
There will be a viewing on Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at the James J. Palmeri Funeral Home, 6602 Alpha Ave., Martins Creek. Online Condolences may be offered at www.palmerifuneral home.com.
James J. Palmeri Funeral Home
6602 Alpha Ave. Martins Creek, PA 18063
Published in Home News Tribune on Sept. 7, 2013