Geraldine “Gerri” W. Hansen, age 87, passed away surrounded by her family on Monday, November 27, 2017.
Born April 22, 1930, in Plainfield, NJ, Gerri lived in Bridgewater, NJ for the past 50 years. She worked as the Registrar of Vital Statistics in Somerville for 40 years, retiring in 2010.
Known for her wit and strong-will, Gerri relished spending time with her family. She was an avid reader for most of her life and enjoyed sharing that love with her grandchildren. In recent years, Gerri (or Gigi as she was known to them), especially enjoyed spending quality time with her two young great-grandchildren.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Kimberly and Steven de Zutter of Bedminster, NJ; her son and daughter-in-law, Jeffrey and Miriam Hansen of Nashville, TN; four grandchildren, Laura, Jeffrey, Kendra and Skylar; and two great-grandchildren, Harper and Holden. Gerri was preceded in death by her husband, Einer, in 1975.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, November 30 at 5:00 pm followed by a service at 6:00 pm at Cusick Funeral Home, 80 Mountain Ave, Somerville, New Jersey. Cremation will be held in private.