McHugh Funeral Home

283 Hanover Street, Manchester, NH


Esther N. Battistelli

September 8, 1928October 13, 2019

Esther N. (Campbell) Battistelli. 91, of Manchester, died October 13, 2019 at her residence after a short illness. She was born in Bedford on September 8, 1928. She grew up in Bedford and was educated in the local school system.

She was employed for many years as a machinist at Granite State Packing Company. In 1947, Esther married the love of her life, Albert Battistelli, and together they shared 63 years of life, laughter and love until his passing in 2010. She loved getting together with family and friends and always looked forward with great anticipation to her vacations at Nash Stream in northern New Hampshire. She will be fondly remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, daughter and friend.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her sons Daniel Battistelli and Richard Battistelli.

Members of her family include her sons Albert Battistelli and his wife Susan of Tuftonboro, Michael Battistelli and Randy Battistelli both of Manchester, eleven grandchildren and sixteen great-grandchildren as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There were no calling hours. Urn burial was held on Tuesday October 22 at 11 am at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery 110 Daniel Webster Highway, Boscawen, NH. The McHugh Funeral Home was entrusted by the family with her care.


  • Urn Burial Tuesday, October 22, 2019


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Aaron Losier

October 20, 2019

Esther was always great to see every Friday morning when she and Picky would come in for their hair. She was always so positive and happy what a great lady, I’ll miss seeing her and was sorry to see that she passed. My deepest sympathies to you all