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Adrianne J. Hanks

July 4, 1942 November 23, 2018
Adrianne J. Hanks
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Obituary for Adrianne J. Hanks

Adrianne J Hanks of Asbury Park passed away unexpectedly on Friday, November 23, 2018.

Adrianne was born in Hoboken, NJ, the second of three children to Harold and Catherine Sullivan. She attended St. Elizabeth’s College and Jersey City State College. She was a Catholic school teacher for more than 35 years, most recently at Assumption School in Morristown.

A lifelong democrat, she was active in local politics and sat on the Board of Education in South Bound Brook, where she later served as Director of Public Assistance, a position she would hold for 10 years.

In 1998, she earned a Certificate in Coordinator of Religious Education from St Elizabeth’s. She went on to serve as Director of Religious Education for Our Lady of Mount Virgin in Middlesex, St. Peter’s in New Brunswick, and for Christ the King in New Vernon.

She was pre-deceased by her parents and sibling Sister Marianne Sullivan. She is survived by her daughter, Kathleen (Robert) Boss, her son Edward (Lisa) Hanks, her seven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; by her brother, John Sullivan and by countless friends and former students.

A viewing will be held from 3:30 to 8 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 28 at the Doyle Funeral Home, 106 Maple Ave, Morristown. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at the Church of the Assumption, Morristown, on Thursday, November 29 at 10:00 am.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Adrianne's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, or Gilda's Club Chicago, go; Continue on memorial page for link.

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3:30 PM 11/28/2018 3:30:00 PM - 8:00 PM 11/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Doyle Funeral Home

106 Maple Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960

Doyle Funeral Home
106 Maple Ave. Morristown 07960 NJ
United States

Mass of Christian Burial




10:00 AM 11/29/2018 10:00:00 AM
Church of the Assumption

91 Maple Ave
Morristown, NJ 07960

Church of the Assumption
91 Maple Ave Morristown 07960 NJ
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude's Children Hospital

Glida's Club Chicago


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