Thomas Allen Battaglio, 61, of Bridge City passed away Monday, August 26, 2013, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.

Born in Port Arthur, Texas on February 13, 1952, Thomas was the son of Joseph and Ruby (Elkins) Battaglia. He is survived by his daughter, Jana Saurage and her husband Gary Saurage;  grandchildren, Raeli Ross and  Erica Parr of Beaumont;  four brothers, Johnnie Battaglio and wife Ovelia Battaglio of Fannett, Michael Battaglia and wife Angela Battaglia of Wimberley;  Frank Morgan of Orange, Johnnie Morgan and wife Cindy Morgan of Bridge City;  two sisters, Madeline Arceneaux and husband Sidney Arceneaux of Port Arthur and Linda Rach of Buna.