Padden,  Sara Ellen

Sara Ellen Padden, 70 , died  01/18/10 in  Hackettstown Regional Medical Center, Hackettstown, NJ.  Sara lived in  Hackettstown, NJ for over 40 years coming from Nutley, NJ and was born in Glen Ridge, NJ on 05/29/39.

Husband/Wife of: late Joseph Padden (June 18, 1996)

Son/Daughter of: Grace (Parry) Gilligan and the late Michael Gilligan

Survived By: 3 Daughters-Luann Padden, Great Meadows, NJ; Kate (Kevin) Silvester, Plainsboro, NJ; MaryBeth Padden, Baltimore, MD
Mother-Grace Gilligan, Hackettstown, NJ
1 Brother-Thomas (Lois) Gilligan, Fairbanks, Alaska
2 Grandchildren-Riley and Olivia Silvester

Occupation: She was a Teacher most recently retired from the Gethsemane Nursery School, Hackettstown, NJ where she worked for 26 years. Previously she taught at the Mansfield School System

Veteran Info: N/A

Additional Information:  She was a graduate of Nutley High School, Nutley, NJ; she was a graduate of the University of Vermont with a B.A. degree in English and received her teaching certificate from Trenton State College.

Visitation: Friday, January 22, 2010, 6:00 - 7:30 PM at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Services: 7:30 PM following the visitation- at the Cochran Funeral Home

In Lieu of Flowers: Memorial donations to the Gethsemane Nursery School, 409 East Baldwin St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Interment: Private