RIDGEWOOD, N.J. – Louise Bateman (neé) Furno, 92, of Ridgewood, died Monday, Nov. 9.
Born in West Nyack, N.Y., Bateman had been a resident of the Village of Ridgewood for 68 years.
She was the owner of Shera Corporation in Ridgewood, had been a professional seamstress for more than 30 years and was the inventor of the Bake-In Pie Spatula. She was a former member of the Brownstone Quilters, was an outstanding artist of paintings, ceramics and crafts and was a devoted animal lover.
She was married for 49 years to her husband, William, who predeceased her in 1996. She also was predeceased by her son, Wayne Bateman.
She is survived by her daughters Cheryl Katzman (Larry) of Ringwood; and Sandra Bateman of Ridgewood; one grandson; two great grandchildren; and a niece.
All services were private. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to the ASPCA would be appreciated.
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