August 14, 1927 - July 24, 2015
James V. ?Jim? Battles, Jr. 87, of Aliquippa passed away at his home on July 24, 2015 with his family at his side. He was born in Aliquippa on August 14, 1927 and was the son of the late James V. Battles. Sr. and Catherine O?Toole Battles. In addition to his parents Jack was preceded in death by his beloved wife Margaret ?Peg? Battles, a son James A. Battles, brother, Jack Battles, and a sister Mary Battles Brown.Jim was a member of Saint Titus Roman Catholic Church and the Holy Name Society. He honorably served our country in the United States Army. Jim was a devoted member, for 68 years, of the B.P.O. Elks Club #1221, Aliquippa. He was very active at the Elks holding various positions and helping with different projects. Jim was also a member of the V.F.W. # 3577, AliquippaHe was a retired employee of J&L Steelworks where he worked in the machine shop as an armature winder. Jim was an avid sports fan. He enjoyed relaxing and watching the Pirates, Penguins and Steelers.Jim is survived by his devoted children: Peggy (Paul) Battles Teixeira, CT., Patrick (Kathy) Battles, CA and Michael (Tamara) Battles, Aliquippa, Seven grandchildren: Christian, Nick, Heather, Lorraine, Danielle, Kyle, Connor and one great grandson: Brayden. Jim is also survived by his sister Pat Stach, WV.Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. in the ANTHONY MASTROFRANCESCO FUNERAL HOME INC. 2026 McMinn Street, Aliquippa 724-375-0496. Departing prayers will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday in the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 9:30 a.m. in St. Titus Church with Father Paul Householder officiating. Entombment will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Good Samaritan Hospice 146 Neely School Road, Wexford, PA 15084St. Titus Holy Name Society will recite the rosary at 7:30 p.m. in the funeral home.
James V. ?Jim? Battles, Jr. 87, of Aliquippa passed away at his home on July 24, 2015 with his family at his side. He was born in Aliquippa on August 14, 1927 and was the son of the late James V. Battles. Sr. and Catherine O?Toole Battles. In... View Obituary & Service Information
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