Dante Steven Battista, 71, of Shepherdstown, passed away on Friday, May 23, 2014 at the Hospice of the Panhandle IPF in Kearneysville.
Born Jan. 9, 1943 in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late Dante D. Battista and Mary Frances Cunningham Battista.
He is survived by three sons, Steven B. Battista and wife, Beverly of Harpers Ferry; Donald L. Battista of Rockville, Md. and Christopher P. Battista of Atlanta, Ga.; two granddaughters, Staci Blue of Vienna, Va. and Krystyn Battista of New Orleans, La.; one grandson, Bryan Battista of Rockville, Md. and one sister, Mary Lowe of Shepherdstown.
Services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Panhandle, 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at his obituary at www.eackles-spencerfuneralhome.com.