OBITUARY

John "Al" Battershall

April 1, 1939December 27, 2011

John “Al”Battershall, 72, of Nutley passed away on Tuesday December 27, 2011. A funeral home service will be on Friday, Dec. 30th at 10:30 am at the Zarro Funeral Home, 145 Harrison St. Bloomfield ( www.zarrofuneralhome.net), followed by the burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visitation will be on Thursday from 5-9 pm. John was retired as a truck driver with A B F Freight Co. He was a mason and a member of the Fraternal Order of the Police, Lodge #46. He is survived by his loving wife, Catherine (Sena); devoted daughters, Maria and Tracy; cherished grandchildren, Alyssa and Serena.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, December 29, 2011
  • Prayer Service Friday, December 30, 2011
  • Committal Service Friday, December 30, 2011
REMEMBERING

John "Al" Battershall

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January 8, 2012

We are so sorry for the loss. We will always remember Al for the caring man he was.
Brigitte and Sandor Szarka

Tom Migdale

December 30, 2011

Maria, Alex, Alyssa, and Serena,

From the times we met you Dad/Grandfather, we thought very highly of him..warm and personable--and a big sports fan--I personally remember discussing the Yankees and Giants with him many times..

Our prayers go out to you in this time of mourning..

Tom and Marlee Migdale & Janice Rick

Angelo, MaryAnn, and Laura Setaro

December 29, 2011

Al was a wonderful guy and he will be missed. We enjoyed talking to him - sorry we weren't able to attend. Your neighbors, Angelo, MaryAnn,and Laura

December 29, 2011

TO THE BATTERSHALL FAMILY,
WORDS CANNOT EXPRESS THE FEELINGS WE HAVE WHEN WE LOSE SOMEONE AS DEAR AS AL. HE WAS MY GOOD FRIEND AND MENTOR. I WILL MISS HIM ALWAYS.
RON GORDON

Sari Floderus

December 29, 2011

Maria and Family:

I'm so very sorry for your loss.

Warm regards,

Sari Floderus and Family

December 29, 2011

We will miss you Al. We pray that your family finds comfort in the wonderful memories that they have of you. God Bless.

Debbie & Anthony Basic (FOP Lodge 46)

Karen DelMauro

December 29, 2011

Dear Tracy & Family,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this sad time. Cherish the memories. Love, Nick & Karen DelMauro

December 29, 2011

Maria and Family,

We are all so very saddened by the loss of a great man... your Dad. He will live on in our memories.
R.I.P. Al. You will be missed. X.

Stu Slotnick

December 29, 2011

So Sorry for your loss.
Stu Slotnick

Dawn Auriemma Hickling

December 29, 2011

Tracy and family,

I am so very sorry for your loss. I will be keeping you all in my prayers.