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Rose Marie Henn

November 16, 1922 — December 28, 2015

Rose Marie Crisafi Henn was born in 1922 in New York City, daughter of Bartolomeo and Mamie Crisafi, and brother to Frank. She graduated from Hunter College of the City New York in 1943 and returned to Hunter for a Masters in Teachers Education in 1952. Rose married Herbert G. Henn in 1950 and they celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary in July of this year. Rose was an elementary school teacher in the Bronx, until 1954 when they moved to Bergenfield NJ, where she continued to work as a substitute teacher. Rose was active in many local organizations including the Girl Scouts and St. Matthews Evangelical Lutheran Church.

She was elected to the Bergenfield Town Council in 1991 and served for 15 years. During her tenure, she was instrumental in the creation of the Bergenfield School Age Child Care Center and Summer Camp; and was a strong advocate for the Town's recycling program, Ecology Committee, and the restoration of Cooper's Pond. Rose is survived by her children, Roselle Henn Stern and Herbert William Henn, her son-in-law Eric Stern, and her grandson Jacob Charles Stern. Visiting at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave., Bergenfield on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. Funeral service at the funeral home on Thursday at 10 AM. Interment Ferncliff Cemetery, Hartsdale NY. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Women's Rights Information Center 108 W. Palisade Ave Englewood NJ 07631.

Funeral Home: Riewerts Memorial Home 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield, NJ US 07621

Previous Events

visitation
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

2-4 & 7-9 pm

cemetery
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Ferncliff Cemetery

Hartsdale, NY 10530

11:30 am

service
Thursday, December 31, 2015
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

10 am

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