BATTISTON, Sylvano – Peacefully, surrounded by his family at VON Sakura House on Monday, May 20, 2013, one day prior to their 53rd wedding anniversary, Sylvano “Syl” Battiston of Woodstock in his 77th year.  Beloved husband of Wanda.  Loving father of Sylvana (Doug Oliver), Rosie (Stephen Day), Lucy (Nick Faclaris) and Wendy (Eric Froats).  Proud Nonno of Nicholas (Christina), Gregory, Tabitha (Justin Shank), Bridget (Jordan Vandermeer), Rachel, Tessa, Jesse, Madison and Juliette.  Brother of Domenico (Ede), Nita (late Antonio), Bruna (late Tuilio), Olga (Enrico) and the late Lucia.  Brother-in-law of Albert (late Nancy), Dina (Franco), the late Mario (Dorothy) and the late George (Gail).  Lovingly remembered by many nieces and nephews.  Syl will also be fondly remembered by his friends from Fisher Controls where he worked for 32 years.  Friends will be received at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington Street North, Woodstock on Friday, 2-4 and 7-9 pm.  Parish prayers at the funeral home on Friday afternoon at 4:00 pm.  Funeral Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Parish, 904 Dundas Street, Woodstock on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 11:00 am.  Private interment later at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery.  If desired, memorial donations to VON Sakura House, Holy Trinity Building Fund or the London Regional Cancer Program would be appreciated.  Smith-LeRoy, (519) 537-3611. Personal condolences may be sent at

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