Wayne Scott Batter, 55, of Northford passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 30, 2013 at Yale New Haven Hospital with his family by his side. He was born in New Haven on April 8, 1958, to Sydell Abbott Batter and the late Martin Batter. Wayne received his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from Bryant University, and was a member of the Beta Sigma Chi fraternity. Mr. Batter was the President of New Haven Windustrial for many years, helping to open numerous other locations throughout the state, garnering the respect of his peers and patrons alike. Wayne was compassionate, giving, and a friend to everyone he met. He loved travel and music. Wayne enjoyed both cinema and the stage. Wayne was a sports fan as well as a fantasy sports guru. He was a photography enthusiast, but above all else he loved to spend time with his family. Mr. Batter is survived by his beloved wife Marie and his children: Keith Batter and wife Alexandria of Wallingford, Brittnie Batter and boyfriend Joe Niezelski of Wallingford, Josef Jindra Jr. and wife Ann of Santa Fe, NM. He was the loving Papa of three grandchildren—Patrik, Grace, and James Jindra—as well as brother to Glenn Batter of East Haddam, and the late David Batter. Wayne was also the proud Uncle to his two nieces, Sarah Batter of East Haddam, and Rachel Batter of Norwich.

A funeral service will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Saturday, December 7th, at 1:00 pm with the Rev. Timothy Meehan officiating. Family and friends may call from 10 am until time of service. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family. Should friends desire, memorial contributions in Mr. Batter’s honor may be made to the New England Organ Bank at www.neob.org.