Vivian Redmond, 90, formerly of Venice, Fl. and Old Tappan, NJ passed away peacefully at Paragon Village in Hackettstown, NJ on April 6, 2018 with her loving family by her side.
Vivian was born on September 30, 1927 in Queens, NY to the late Frederick and Lydia Lotz. She graduated from Dumont (N.J.) High School. She married the love of her life, Laurence, and enjoyed 50 years together until his passing in 1995. Vivian was employed as a secretary for the Old Tappan Police Dept. prior to her retirement in 1981. She was a deeply caring person and volunteered 17 years to Hospice of Southwest Florida in Venice. She enjoyed traveling and went to such places as Alaska, the Canadian Rockies, California, the Caribbean and the Panama Canal. Vivian was an avid reader and enjoyed watching Jeopardy, Blue Bloods and Dancing with the Stars on television. She loved the beach, particularly the beaches of the Gulf of Mexico in Florida. She will be greatly missed.
She is survived by her loving sons, Dennis Redmond and his wife Jean, and Russell Redmond and his wife Cindy; 3 treasured grandchildren, Katie, Patrick and Colleen; 8 great-grandchildren and 3 nephews. In addition to her husband Laurence she is preceded in death by her sister, Gloria Sushko.
Family and friends may pay their respects on Saturday, April 28, 2018 from 10:30-11:00 AM at the Scala Memorial Home 124 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 A Memorial service will immediately follow the visitation at 11:00 AM in the funeral home with Pastor Segun Aiyegbusi officiating.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Vivian's name to the Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, Florida 34238.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the Scala Memorial Home 124 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840.