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Jean Weeks

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Jean (nee Stratton), age 90 died peacefully surrounded by her family on Thursday, May 8, 2014.
Born in Lincoln Park, NJ, Jean grew up in Ridgewood where she met the love of her life, Barton H. Weeks. They lived in Ridgewood for several years before settling in Wyckoff where they raised their family. Jean was a 1941 graduate of Ridgewood High School and a 1945 graduate of Pratt Institute in New York City. In her early career she was a secretary, after raising her family she became a substitute teacher. Jean worked for the Wyckoff, Waldwick and Ramapo Board of Education Districts.
She was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church in Wyckoff where she sang in the choir, was a member of the bell choir and was a wedding coordinator. Jean was an avid Bridge Player and deeply enjoyed her 41 club.
Surviving is her loving daughter, Nancy Weeks, her daughter-in-law, Leslie Joseph and her granddaughter, Ellen Weeks. She is also survived by her brother Charles Stratton and her sisters, Peg Barrie and Ruth Smith.
Jean was predeceased by her husband Barton H. Weeks in 2008 and her son Donald B. Weeks in 2003.
A memorial service will be held at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home (, 257 Godwin Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ on Saturday, may 17, 2014 at 12 noon.
Memorial contributions may be made to Valley Hospice, 223 North Van Dien Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450 or the Choir of the Grace United Methodist Church, 555 Russell Avenue, Wyckoff, NJ 07481.
Published in The Record on May 14, 2014
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