Mary Salzano Battista, 97, of Northford passed away peacefully on Friday, August 12th, 2022 at Yale-New Haven Hospital.  She was the beloved wife of the late Carl Battista.  Mary was born in New Haven on December 14, 1924 and was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Addolorata Varone Salzano.  Mary enjoyed doing puzzles, was a ceramic instructor at the former Three of Us Ceramics of Northford, enjoyed collecting dolls, and was an animal lover especially birds and cats. Loving mother of Anthony Battista and his wife Lynn, and Carl Battista, Jr.  Step grandmother of Adrian Rodriguez, David Young and the late Alyssa Young. Predeceased by her sisters Rosalie Teta and Fannie Zurolo.

The visiting hours will be Tuesday, August 16th morning from 9:00 to 11:00 at The Havens Family, North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Monica Church, Northford at 11:30 AM. Entombment will follow in the All Saints Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter, 11 Cherry Hill Road, Branford, CT 06405 or the Animal Haven, Inc., 89 Mill Road, North Haven, CT 06473