Winsted: Jennie Lucia Batista, 58, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington, following a battle with lengthy illness. Born in Winsted, January 28, 1964, she was the daughter of Ruth Ann (Cadrian) Roden of Winsted and the late Charles J. Donaldson. She had attended local schools and was a graduate of The Gilbert School. After school, she did her training to work with Foothills Visiting Nurse and Homecare, Inc. a field she always loved. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister and friend. She had the kindest soul and would never wish anything bad on anyone. She loved all kinds of music like religious and Spanish music, always blaring the stereo and dancing at cookouts in the summertime with her family and friends. Spending time with her family was her favorite thing to do. She was very spiritual and prayed to God every day. She also enjoyed the Boston Red Sox, loved Pugs, one called “Angel” and reading books. Stephen King and Nora Roberts were her favorites. Her favorite TV shows were Law and Order, SVU and NCIS. Jennie loved to relax and watch these shows. She especially loved her children and loved to call them and "check in" on them every day and always making them laugh and putting smiles on their faces. She will be truly missed. In addition to her mother, she leaves three daughters, Roxanne (Chris) Strahan of Meriden, Nicole (Nick) Patrick and Rebecca Putnoki all of Winsted; a brother, Jerry Donaldson of Winsted; three grandchildren, Mackenzie and Tyler Strahan and Skylar Patrick, No services are scheduled at this time. Please check back later for any updates.
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