Catherine E. Ballantine


Catherine E. (Palmer) Ballantine, 94, of Glen Rock, NJ passed away on Friday, October 13, 2017 at home surrounded by her loving family.  Born in Auburn, NY and raised in Ridgewood, NJ, she resided in Glen Rock for 65 years.  A 1944 graduate of Douglas College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Food Science, she was a member of the Alumni Association.  She was a former member of the Church of the Truth in New York City.  A member of the College Club of Ridgewood, she served as a volunteer of the Book Fair.  A selfless woman, who never complained, she spent countless hours of volunteering at Valley Hospital in Ridgewood.  Kay enjoyed sewing, crocheting and traveling.

Prior to retiring in 1970, she was a Home Economics teacher with the City of Paterson Board of Education for many years.

Beloved wife of the late James W. Ballantine.  Loving and devoted mother of James W. Ballantine, Jr. and wife Irene, Kathleen A. Ballantine and Joanne E. Kubacki and husband Ross.  Cherished grandmother of Don, Andrew, Michael, Kelly Danielson and husband Chris and their son Shaun. 

All services are private.  In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Catherine to the Valley Hospital Foundation, 223 North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 or the College Club of Northern New Jersey, P.O. Box 118, Ridgewood, NJ 07451 would be appreciated. 

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