Cathleen Savino, 66, Of Bergenfield

BERGENFIELD, N.J. -- Cathleen Savino, 66, of Bergenfield, died Sept. 7. She was 66. 

Savino was born Nov. 6, 1949.

She was a teacher at Ridgefield Park Public Schools for 12 years and a substitute teacher at Bergenfield Public Schools for many years, covering classes from kindergarten through high school in art and music. 

She was an avid lover of crocheting, knitting, needlework and just simply making things for others. She was a member of the Clifton Quilters Guild, Embroiderers' Guild of America (Allendale-Bergen Chapter), Pieceful Stitchers of Hillsdale, and the Park Stitchers of Harrington Park. She also loved music, as it was a very important part of her life. 

She is survived by her husband, Robert; son, Robert; mother, Mary; siblings, Joseph, Christine, Donald and Carol; and grandson, Peter. 

She was predeceased by her father, Joseph. 

Visiting will be held from 2-6 p.m. Sunday at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 S. Washington Ave., Bergenfield. There will be a funeral service at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be in George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the North Jersey Vineyard Church of Teterboro, 370 North St., Teterboro, NJ 07608.

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