Northborough – Cecilia H. (Pimentel) Battista, 95, formerly of Waltham, Belmont, Arlington and Cambridge, died Wednesday June 29, 2011, at the Coleman House in Northborough. She was the wife of the late Joseph “George” Battista; mother of the late Joseph J. Battista of Westborough, who died in 2010, and mother-in-law of the late Carol Battista.
Born and raised in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Manuel A. and Cecilia (Dias) Pimentel. Shortly after their marriage in 1934, she and her husband Joseph resided in Belmont and Arlington for a short time before settling in Waltham, where she spent the most part of her life. She has been a resident at the Coleman House in Northborough the past several years.
Mrs. Battista was employed as a clerk for Pine Industries in Southborough for many years until her retirement.
She is survived by her two grandchildren, Joseph J. Battista of Lowell and Carol Larkin and her husband Patrick of Chelmsford, and her five great grandchildren, Cassandra, Marcus, Darren and Maximus Larkin and Sabrina Ann Battista.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated Friday July 1, at 11 a.m., in Saint Joseph's the Good Provider Church, 52 West St., Berlin. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery of Winchester. There are no calling hours. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, Inc. of Hudson. For online condolences, please visit www.tighehamilton.com.