Comillo P. DiBattista, 85, of Halifax died peacefully on December 28.
He was the son of Italian immigrants the late Angelo and Mary (Calabretti) DiBattista. Comillo grew up in Roxbury where he helped his parents in their meat market, which started a lifelong love of cooking. He married his childhood neighbor Christina M. McAlpine on October 19, 1953 and the two went on to raise their children in West Bridgewater. Comillo was a very hard worker, in his youth he was taxi driver and a shoe shiner. Before embarking on a long career as an auto mechanic.
Comillo worked at Chrysler in the Brockton/Bridgewater area for over forty years, retiring at age 60. Comillo was a loving, sometimes stubborn, Italian man who loved hunting deer, striper fishing, boating in “The Cartina”, being with his dog Derry and camping. He especially enjoyed cooking different Italian recipes, such as American chop suey and was a master at making breakfast.
Loving husband of Christina M. (McAlpine) DiBattista of Halifax. Loving father of the late Stephen P. DiBattista and Christine M. Snow and her husband Timothy of Plympton. Proud “Grandpa” to Caitlin, Lyndsay, and Andrew and “Great Grandpa” to Landen and Aryia. Brother of the late Domenic DiBattista and the late Nicholas DiBattista. Comillo is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Family and friends are cordially invited to the Prophett-Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 98 Bedford St. Bridgewater on Sat. Jan. 5th for a visitation period from 9:00am to 10:30am, followed by a service starting at 10:30am .
Burial will be held at St. Thomas Aquinas Cemetery
Donations may be made to St. Judes Childrens Hospital, 501 St Jude PL, Memphis TN 38105 or click here.