Last Updated on January 16, 2024, 6:21 am
New York: Floral Park Community Mourns the Loss of its Beloved Resident, Christopher Battaglia.
Christopher Battaglia, a 17-year-old student-athlete at the Kellenberg Memorial High School, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 14, 2024. His sudden, unexpected death has cast a sombre cloud over the entire Floral Park community, whose integral part he was. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends, and affected community members during this challenging time.
Who was Christopher Battaglia?
Christopher Lewis Battaglia was a 17-year-old student-athlete at Kellenberg Memorial High School. He was a beloved resident of Floral Park, New York. He was born on August 17, 2006, to parents Jaclyn and Christopher Battaglia. He was a caring brother of Ryan, a cherished grandson of Rose and Joseph DeVito and Charles and Laura Battaglia and the late Joanne and Lewis McNeece.
Christopher was a student-athlete at the Kellenberg Memorial High School. He was a dedicated student and was known for his commitment to academia. He was a star athlete who played for his school. The school has inaugurated a scholarship fund in his name.
What happened to Christopher Battaglia?
Christopher Battaglia passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, January 14, 2024, leaving family and friends aggrieved and the entire Floral Park and Kellenberg Memorial High School community reeling with shock and sadness. He was only 17 years old at the time of his tragic demise.
The details of the untimely death have not been made public. The exact cause of his tragic death is unknown. His untimely has created a void in the community which can never be filled. He touched many lives with his caring nature, kindness, and warmth. He had carved an indelible mark on the hearts of those fortunate enough to know him with his friendly demeanour and generosity. All those who experienced his love and warmth will forever feel his absence.
Obituary and Funeral
Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Homes published his obituary on their website. The visitation will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2024, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Thomas F. Dalton Funeral Home F.P., 29 Atlantic Avenue, Floral Park, NY 11001. A funeral mass will be held on Friday, January 19, 2024, at 10:30 a.m. at Our Lady of Victory R.C. Church at 2 Floral Parkway, Floral Park, NY 11001, followed by an interment at Holy Rood Cemetery (Westbury).
The family has requested that donations be made in his memory to Kellenberg Memorial High School instead of flowers.
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