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Mary, age 108, passed away peacefully at the Holland Christian Home in North Haledon, NJ on Sunday, April 6, 2014. Mary was born in Prospect Park, NJ and has lived in North Haledon since 1940.
She was a legal secretary for Evans, Smith & Evans Attorney in Paterson for 9 years until she retired in 1932. Mary was a member of Van Rider Ellis Broadway Baptist Church in Fair Lawn where she was a Sunday school teacher. She was an avid world traveler and accomplished crafter.
She was predeceased by her husband of 66 years Frank, her sons Robert and Jerrold, daughter-in-law Carol and grandson Drew.
She is survived by her son Richard, seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
There will be a memorial service celebrating Mary's Life on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 10 AM at the chapel of the Holland Christian Home, with interment of Ashes at the Cedar Lawn Cemetery in Paterson, NJ.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mary's name to the Holland Christian Home Foundation, 151 Graham Ave., North Haledon, NJ 07508.
Arrangements were under the direction of the Vander Plaat Funeral Home,, 257 Godwin Ave. Wyckoff, NJ.
Published in The Record on Apr. 16, 2014
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