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.