Schimunek Funeral Home

610 W MacPhail Rd, Bel Air, MD


Santo "Sonny" W. Battaglia

December 13, 1940July 9, 2019

Santo (Sonny) W. Battaglia passed away the morning of July 9, 2019. He was found unresponsive in his bed, most likely due to respiratory failure. It is in East Baltimore, born the youngest of three, where Sonny developed his friendly disposition and a pretty good curveball. He was intelligent and witty, had a passion for life, and could find the humor in any situation. He was married 43 years to the late Sharon A. Battaglia, and is survived by his two children, Vince and Ben and their wives, Vada and Shari; his sister Patty; loving grandfather of Christopher, Lauren, Nicholas, Leo and Lydia Battaglia; cherished great grandfather of Giovonna and Giuliana Battaglia.

Relatives and friends may gather at Schimunek Funeral Home of Bel Air, Inc. 610 W. MacPhail Rd. Bel Air, MD 21014 on Wednesday 3-5 and 7-9 PM where the funeral service will be held on Thursday at 12 PM. Interment Harford Memorial Gardens. Almost everyone has a story about Sonny, please grace us with yours at www.schimunekfuneralhomes.com.


  • The late Sharon A. Battaglia, Wife
  • Vincent Battaglia and his wife Vada, Son
  • Ben Battaglia and his wife Sharon, Son
  • Patricia Matkins, Sister
  • The late Joseph Battaglia, Brother
  • Christopher Battaglia, Grandchild
  • Lauren Battaglia, Grandchild
  • Nicholas Battaglia, Grandchild
  • Leo Battaglia, Grandchild
  • Lydia Battaglia, Grandchild
  • Giovonna Battaglia, Great Grandchild
  • Giuliana Battaglia, Great Grandchild


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 17, 2019
  • Visitation Wednesday, July 17, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 18, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, July 18, 2019


Santo "Sonny" W. Battaglia

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