Teresa Elizabeth Frees “Bette” (nee Ryan), 96, of Carlstadt since 1984 and formerly of North Bergen, passed away at home on July 28, 2021. For 15 years, she worked in the Accounts Payable Dept. for Chef Revival in Lodi, retiring 10 years ago. Bette was a member of the Carlstadt Senior Friendship Club and a parishioner of St. Joseph’s Church in East Rutherford. She enjoyed sewing, knitting and baking. Beloved wife of the late Philip J. Frees. Loving mother of Michael J. Scugoza, Michael T. Frees, Christopher F. Frees and his wife Kelly Ann, Jane F. Dorman and the late Philip J. Frees, Paul S. Frees, Elizabeth M. McGee and Agnes “Peppi” Purrick. Cherished grandmother of Heather, Christopher, Cole, Kieran, Caitlin, Philip, Julian and great grandmother of Kaylee, Sean, Grace, Oliver and Noah. Dear sister of the late Ann Girone. Funeral departing from the Kimak Funeral Home, 425 Broad Street, Carlstadt on Monday, August 2, 2021 at 9:45 AM for a Funeral Mass in Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Rochelle Park at 10:30 AM. Visitation Sunday 3-7 PM. Cremation will be private.