EMERSON, N.J. -- Marie Cowan, 98, of Emerson, died Thursday, April 28, 2016.
She was the aunt of James A. Nicholas.
She was predeceased by her husband of 25 years, Stanley (2000).
Cowan was born in Hoboken to Diamondo (nee Kefaliotas) and Stephen Pappanicholas and operated her family’s flower shop prior to World War II. She then studied and became a medical secretary for Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, New York City for more than 25 years, retiring in 1975.
All services were private and entrusted to the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., Dumont.