Carol Battles

Finney Funeral Homes

Obituaries | The Tube City Almanac | April 11, 2024

Carol Phillips Battles 85, of Dravosburg, formerly of Glassport, passed away on Wednesday April 10th, 2024 at Jefferson Hospital. She was born in McKeesport on June 3rd, 1938 to the late Elwyn and Marguerite (Wilds) Phillips. She was the loving wife of 52 years to Edward Battles. In addition to her loving husband, Carol is further survived by her son Alan (Audra) Battles of West Mifflin, grandchildren Elizabeth Battles of West Mifflin, Samuel Battles of West Mifflin, sister Marlyn McCormley of Elizabeth, as well as nieces Kristen Curran and Susan Large, great nieces Amanda Curran, Emily and Ariane Autore, and Carlyn and Samantha Large. She was preceded in death by her parents. Carol was a member of the First Baptist Church in Glassport and Amity Presbyterian Church in Dravosburg, she also was a member of the Fem Gem women’s group and was a Sunday school teacher. She was a terrific organist who played at both First Baptist Church, Amity Presbyterian Church and Kane Hospital. Carol worked as a medical secretary for Dr Reiner and Dr. Kurtz Private Practice in Oakland and Mercy Hospital. Carol also sold Avon Products for 30 years. Family and friends will be received on Monday April 15th, 2024 from 2 P.M. – 4 P.M. and 6 P.M. – 8 P.M. at E.C. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 235 Monongahela Ave, Glassport, PA 15045. A service will be held on Tuesday April 16th, 2024 at 11 A.M. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Jefferson Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Amity  Presbyterian Church. Online condolences may be offered at

Originally published April 11, 2024.

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