PARK RIDGE, N.J. – Elaine M. Hanson (nee Simmons), of Park Ridge, died Sunday, Feb. 7. She was 87.
Hanson was bornApril 12, 1928, in Brooklyn, N.Y., to Marion and Earl (Sy) Simmons.
She worked on Wall Street as a secretary for the Frost Sugar Company before moving to Park Ridge to work as a secretary for the Joseph Higgins Law firm.
Hanson was predeceased by her parents; husband Joseph; and daughter-in-law Kelly.
She is survived by five children, Timothy, Jeffrey, John, Barbara and Patricia; 13 grandchildren; two daughters-in-law, Krista and Holly; two sons-in-law, Phil and Ron; and siblings Thomas and Ruth.
Visiting hours are from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday at the Robert Spearing Funeral Home, 155 Kinderkamack Road, Park Ridge.
A funeral Mass will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Mercy R. C. Church in Park Ridge.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations are welcomed to the Sarcoma Foundation of America .
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