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Elsa M. Batiz
August 23, 2023


Elsa M. Batiz, 82, of New Bedford peacefully passed away on Wednesday, August 23, 2023 at St. Luke's Hospital with her family by her side. She was the daughter of the late Confesor and Esther (Colon) Batiz.

Ms. Batiz was born in Salinas, Puerto Rico and grew up in Ponce, Puerto Rico. She had been a resident of New Bedford since 1990. She treated everyone like family and was the best mother and grandmother. A strong believer in God, her faith was very sacred to her and she will be deeply missed.

Survivors include her 2 daughters: Carmen M. Torres and her husband Rafael Perez of New Bedford and Brenda H. Rosado of New Bedford; her brother: Jose Batiz; 3 grandchildren: Miguel Perez, Carlos Torres and Carla Rosado; her former son-in-law: Fidel Fuentes; along with many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She was the mother of the late Miguel Batiz, grandmother of the late Bianca Rosado and Reynaldo Pena and sister of the late Iris Batiz, Reynaldo Batiz and Santos Batiz.

Funeral to which relatives and friends are invited to attend will be Wednesday, August 30, 2023 at the Kirby Funeral Home at 11:00 A.M.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 10-11 A.M., prior to the service.

Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, New Bedford.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations on behalf of the Batiz Family may be made payable to the Kirby Funeral Home, 61 Tarkiln Hill Rd., New Bedford, MA 02745 to assist the family with final expenses.

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Kirby Funeral Home
61 Tarkiln Hill Road
New Bedford, MA 02745