Margaret Batten


Margaret Batten


Obituary for Margaret Batten

Margaret Rose Batten, 69, of Trois-Ruisseaux and formerly of Riverview, with her daughter at her side, passed away peacefully at the Dr. Georges L. Dumont Hospital, Moncton, on Saturday morning, June 26, 2010 after a short and brave battle with cancer. Born in Glovertown, NF, she was the daughter of the late Reginald and Emma (Holloway) Feltham. Margaret was a loving wife, mother, nanny and sister. She was very active and could usually be found waving, smiling and walking the roads of Cap-Pelé, Riverview or on her beloved beach, in her beautiful garden or cooking up an amazing feed for family and friends. Margaret will be sadly missed by her loving husband of over 53 years, John; wonderful mother to Wanda Crotty (John), St. John's, NF; John Batten (Wendy), Riverview; amazing nanny to Michael, JJ (Kristin), Angela Crotty, Alex and Laura Rose Batten and will be sadly missed by all; her sisters, Joyce Genge (Norm), Glovertown, NF; Pearl Winsor (Robert), Tatamagouche, NS; brothers, Robert Feltham (Margaret), ON; Rick Feltham (Anita), Reg Feltham (Debra), both of St. John's, NF; sisters in law, Winnie Stanley (Hal), St. John's, NF; Viola Griffin (late Gerard), Grand Falls, NF; several nieces, nephews along with a large extended family and many friends. No visitation by personal request. Celebration of Life Service for Margaret at Ferguson Knowles Funeral Home Chapel, 1657 Mountain Road, Moncton (858-1995), Wednesday June 30, 2010, 11:00am. Rev. Harold MacDonald officiating. Reception in the Funeral Home Reception Centre following the service. Interment, Southside United Church Cemetery, Glovertown, NF. In Margaret's memory, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society or memorial of choice would be appreciated. Online condolences at

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