Barbara A. Taylor Battle, 78, of North Haven, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at Yale New Haven Hospital with her family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 56 years to the late Robert A. Battle.  Barbara was born in New Haven on November 13, 1939 and was the daughter of the late William and Elizabeth Eagan Taylor.  Mother of Susan (Rick) Lamothe, Elizabeth (Scott) Kundrath and Stephen (Pam) Battle.  Grandmother of Christine and Jessica Battle and Megan Kundrath.  Sister of Joan (Anthony) SanGiovanni.

Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Monday morning at 11:00.  A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Barnabas Church at 11:30.  Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.  The visiting hours will be Sunday from 2 to 5pm. Should friends desire memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 200 Executive Blvd. Suite 4B, Southington, CT 06489 or American Diabetes Association, 260 Cochituate Rd #200, Framingham MA 01701.