Sherri L. Hansen

GREEN - Sherri L. Hansen, 45, of Green Township, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg.

Born in Denville, Sherri moved to Green Township in 1975. She was a 1985 graduate of Newton High School and was employed as the assistant court administrator in Green Township for the past 14 years. A member of the Yellow Frame Presbyterian Church, Sherri and her husband, Chris, also were married at the church. She was active in the Girl Scouts and had a tremendous love of animals.

The daughter of the late William Bradley, Sherri is survived by her husband, Chris, with whom she had been together for 28 years; her two daughters, Britton Hansen and Sommer Hansen, both at home; her mother and father, Britta Decker and husband, Richard, of Green Township; her siblings, Christi Pena, Cathy White, Ricky Decker, Steve Decker and Jamie Decker; nieces and nephews; and her stepmother, Sharon Bradley.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, at Yellow Frame Presbyterian Church, 1 Yellow Frame Road, Fredon. Interment will follow in Yellow Frame Cemetery. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m., at Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St., Newton.

Memorial donations may be made to Yellow Frame Presbyterian Church, 1 Yellow Frame Road, Newton, NJ 07860 for Sherri's children, Britton and Sommer Hansen; or to BARKS, Inc., (Byram Animal Rescue Kindness Squad), P.O. Box 593, Stanhope, NJ 07874. Online condolences may be offered at

Published in The New Jersey Herald on Jan. 13, 2013