Obituary of Eric Albert Batten
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Passed away at Extendicare Peterborough on Sunday May 1st, 2022. Eric was the former and first Reeve, of the amalgamation of Douro-Dummer townships. Beloved husband of 61 years to Dorothy Batten (née Crapp). Loving father of Ruth Richardson (Gary), Marilyn Taylor (Clarence), and Richard Batten. Papa will be dearly missed by his grandchildren, Sara Richardson (Mike), Chris Richardson (Rachael), Angie Richardson, Josh Richardson (Alisha), Jenna Richardson (Tom), Jeremy Richardson (Mary), Sherri Taylor (Darryl), Shawn Taylor (Jessica), Alisha Batten (Hannah), and great grandchildren Arrianna, Lynden, Noah, Lilly, Ethan, Bruce, Ben, Autumn, Max, Hailey, Emma, Mason, Jaxon, and Claire. Eric is survived by his brothers Harvey Batten (Bev) and Murray Batten (Flo), many brothers in law and sisters in law, nieces and nephews. Eric is predeceased by his brother Bill Batten (d. Shirley).
The family wish to thank the staff at Extendicare Peterborough and the doctors and nurses at Peterborough Regional Health Centre.
Friends and family are invited to call at THE HENDREN FUNERAL HOMES-LAKEFIELD CHAPEL, 66 Queen Street, Lakefield on Sunday, May 15, 2022 from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. A celebration of life will follow at 1:30 PM. Interment at St. Marks Cemetery, Warsaw. As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations may be made to Diabetes Canada or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada, by visiting www.hendrenfuneralhome.com or by calling 705 652-3355.