Ella Jean Battisfore, after 91 years, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on May 8, 2023. She was born in Philadelphia, PA on July,10 1931, to the late William and Ella May (Ruckstool) Hutt and died in Dillsburg, PA.
A graduate of John Bartram High School in Philadelphia, Jean met Edward Battisfore while working as a telephone operator at the The Bell Telephone Company. The couple married in 1953.
In addition to raising six children, Jean enjoyed attending church, bible studies, playing bridge and rummy, working on jigsaw puzzles, reading, and spending time at the Brigantine NJ and Ocean City MD beaches. Jean enjoyed playing golf alongside her husband at The Country Club of Harrisburg. Jean scored a hole in one on two separate occasions. One of Jean’s favorite past times was to remind her family of these achievements.
Jean was a deacon at the Camp Hill Presbyterian Church and served locally and on mission trips; often supporting the process of providing meals for the many participants. Well into her 70s, Jean was a faithful servant of Meals on Wheels, delivering food to those in need.
Jean will be remembered for her unfailing devotion to her family and is survived by a legion of loving family members, including her six children Edward (Lori) Battisfore, Craig (Kris) Battisfore, Carolyn (Joe) Rice, Donna Jean Battisfore, Linda (Dave) Corrigan and Christine (Mac) Hall, fifteen grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren, four nieces and two nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Edward Allen Battisfore, brother William Louis Hutt, and sister Florence Elizabeth Quigley.
Donations in Jean’s memory may be made to Camp Hill Presbyterian Church (address shown below) or Hospice of Central PA, 1320 Linglestown Road, Harrisburg, PA 17110.
Services will be conducted at Camp Hill Presbyterian Church 101 N 23rd St. Camp Hill, PA on May 15, 2023, at 11:30 am. A visitation will be held in the church on Monday from 10:30 am until the time of the service. Interment will follow at Rolling Green Cemetery, Camp Hill, PA. Arrangements are entrusted to Myers-Baker Funeral & Cremation Services 1903 Market St Camp Hill, PA. 17011.