Hortense Green (Kessler), 94, of Westfield died Dec. 20, 2013.
Mrs. Green was a dancer with the Metropolitan Opera Ballet and owner of Carousel Children’s Shops.
She was a crafts advocate for the New Jersey Council on the Arts and the American Craft Council.
Predeceased by her husband, Albert, she is survived her son, Paul of Seattle; her daughter, Beth Olesky of Bronxville, NY; and three grandchildren.
Services were held Dec. 22 with arrangements by Higgins and Bonner Echo Lake Funeral Home, Westfield. Memorial contributions may be made to The Center for Hope Hospice, 1900 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076.