Besides his wife, Mille, he is survived by his children, Frederick A. “Rick” Battistini, Jr. and wife Michele of Tewksbury, Risa Harrington and husband Daniel of Newburyport, Matthew “Matt” Battistini and Diane Martinec of Seabrook Beach, Andria Kapp and husband Steven of Newburyport; grandchildren, Risa Kapp, Adam Frederick Kapp and Nina Harrington, all of Newburyport; sister, Rita Battistine of New York City, and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: Friends are invited to attend calling hours on Tuesday from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. The funeral and interment at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Newburyport on Wednesday will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Haverhill YMCA, 81 Winter Street, Haverhill, MA 01830, or The Arc of Greater Haverhill/Newburyport, 57 Wingate Street, Suite #301, Haverhill, MA 01832. Online condolences may be sent to www.dcsfuneralhome.com