James F. Batterson
AMENIA — James F. Batterson, 95, died Feb. 2, 2012, at Sharon Health Care Center. He was the husband of the late Dorothy (Coyle) Batterson.James was born Aug. 7, 1916, in New York City. He worked as a New York Times/News delivery driver until his retirement in 1980. He had resided in Amenia since 1986 and was a member of the Immaculate Conception Church in Amenia.He is survived by his son, Robert Batterson and his wife, Angie, and daughter, Margaret Berlinghoff; his grandchildren, Wesley Berlinghoff and Tina Murphy, Thomas and Kathy Berlinghoff, Pamela and Robert Casler Jr., Timothy and Vivian Berlinghoff, Bonnie Batterson, Scott and Virginia Batterson and Kurt Batterson; 11 great-grandchildren; and six great–greatgrandchildren. In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by a great-grandson, Thomas James Berlinghoff.A Mass of Christian burial was held Feb. 6 at Immaculate Conception Church. Burial followed at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Amenia Fire Company, PO Box 166, Amenia, NY 12501.Arrangements are under the care of the Kenny Funeral Home in Sharon.