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November 8, 2011

Harold J. Hunter

74; of New Albany

CHARLESTOWN — Funeral services for Harold J. Hunter, 74,  of New Albany, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, New Albany, followed by military honors and burial in St. Mary of the Knobs Catholic Cemetery. He died Monday, Nov. 7, 2011.

He was a U.S. Air Force veteran, a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, and a former salesman for Buzzi-Unicem, Inc. He was born Aug. 10, 1937, in Paducah, Ky., to the late Ian W. Hunter and Katherine Hunter Wheeler.    

He is survived by his devoted wife of 50 years, Mary R. Batliner Hunter; three sons, Michael Hunter, David Hunter and his wife, Diana, and Eric Hunter; two grandchildren, Grace and Ava; brother, William Hunter and his wife, Judy; sisters-in-law, Earlene Batliner Montgomery and her husband, Jack, and Judy Batliner Jacobi and her husband, John; and brothers-in-law, Joseph Batliner and his wife, Jean, and James Batliner and his wife, Jean.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Friday, at Newcomer Funeral Home, New Albany.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Vincent DePaul, 1752 Scheller Lane, New Albany, IN  47150, Boys Town, 200 Flanagan Boulevard, Boys Town, NE 68010, or Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.

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