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Joan Battles



Joan Battles age 73 of Pompton Lakes died on Wednesday September 29th, 2010 at Chilton Memorial Hospital in Pequannock. 


Joan was born in Passaic and lived in Wayne and Stockholm before moving to Pompton Lakes 25 years ago. She was a senior buyer for Wyeth Co. in Parsippany for a number of years before her retirement in 1999.

Her family remembers as being a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, gardening and sewing. She was a huge New York Giants and New York Mets fan. She  became a great-grandmother just a few days before her passing. 

Joan is survived by two Daughters Marie Bishop of Pompton Lakes and Kathleen Hanes of Shawnee, OK; two Sons Robert and his wife Ildi of Pompton Lakes and Richard of Butler; two Sisters Lois Saputo of Andover and Barbara Rusinik of Wayne; one Brother Samuel Rusinik of Naples, FL; two Grandchildren Sean and Heather and one Great-Grandchild Blayze.

Guest Book


Dave, the kids, and I are very sorry. I loved bringing the kids over to visit Aunt Joan. They always perked her up. We love you. Bobbi and Family

Bobbi Voss


My deepest condolenses to her family. She loved her grandchildren and her kids were everything to her,



I want to express my deepest sympathy in the passing of your mom, be assured you and your family are in my prayers and will continue to be as you adjust to life without your mom.

Willie Hopper


Marie, My sincerest condolences. If there's anything you need, please don't hesitate to call me. My prayers are with you and your entire family. I know how much you loved your mother. As long as you keep her in your heart she will live inside you for the rest of your life.

Vinny Villani


Marie I’m so very sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers.

Al Vogel


St. Louis Ops wishes to express our deepest condolences for the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts are with you and your family.

XO St. Louis Ops


Marie and family, the Ohio Ops team is so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God bless you all and help you through this tough time. Deepest sympathies, Kay

Kay Perry-Duke


Marie, my sincere sympathy on your mothers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Aaron Smolinsky


Marie, my sincere sympathy on your mothers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Aaron Smolinsky


Marie and family. I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathies and prayers are with you and your family. God Bless you all.

Gina Rea


Marie and family. My deepest sympathies go out to you. God Bless

Charles Bruccoleri


Thank you everyone for all of your kind words.... I'll love and always miss you Mom.

Robert Battles


Marie, I'm soor sorry for your loss With deepest sympathy to you and your Family Love, Vivian

Vivian Spae


I hope it comforts you to know that we care. Aunt Barbara kept me informed of your mom and all of you. Now you have to take care of each other. God Bless You

Marilyn Patierno


Marie, We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

Mia and Richie Gonzalez


Thanks everyone for the thoughts and prayers...We love you and will miss you lots MOM...

Marie Bishop


So many memories with Aunt Joan when we were young. We will miss her. We love and miss all of you too.

Nancy Zdanek

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