Barbara Ann (nee Joyce), 80, of Hamburg, formerly of West Paterson, passed away on February 10, 2014.
Born in Paterson, Mrs. Ballantyne was a resident of Paterson and West Paterson until her retirement when she moved to Hardyston. She was a data processor at United Parcel Service in Mahwah for many years before her retirement. She then went to work as a Therapeutic Aqua-aerobics instructor at Spa Lady in Fairfield and then at the Caldwell Community Center in Caldwell, NJ.
Mrs. Ballantyne was a parishioner of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha R.C. Church in Sparta. She was a member of the Sussex County Woman's Club, The Red Hat Society Red Crystals of McAfee, NJ and the Outdoor Singles of Morris County.
Mrs. Ballantyne was predeceased by three brothers, Jack, Richard and Robert Joyce.
Survivors include: her devoted children, Barbara Ballantyne Froehlich and her husband Stephen of Sparta, James M. Ballantyne and his wife, Elizabeth of Sparta, John J. Ballantyne and his wife, Alison of Allamuchy, Mary Ellen Ballantyne of Woodland Park and Thomas R. Ballantyne of Newton, NJ; her dear sister, Mary McGarry and her husband Jack of San Jose, CA; and five loving grandchildren, Justin Ballantyne, Eileen Froehlich, Christopher Froehlich, Julianne Froehlich and Ian Ballantyne.
Funeral services will be Saturday 9:15 AM from the Bizub-Quinlan Funeral Home, 1313 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton and 10 AM at St. Philip the Apostle RC Church, 797 Valley Road, Clifton. Private cremation to follow. Visiting will be Friday from 1-3 and 5-7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to
, 1 Union St., Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691 or
, 44 Middle Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901.
Please visit www.bizub.com for driving directions and online condolences.
1313 Van Houten Ave. Clifton, NJ 07013
Published in The Record/Herald News on Feb. 12, 2014