Doris E. Tobin

April 22, 1925 - January 29, 2018

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Doris E. Tobin (née Hanson), age 92, of Dumont, NJ, entered into eternal rest Monday, January 29, 2018.  Born in Jersey City to the late Hilda (née Baer) and Frank Hanson, she was the beloved wife of the late William T. Tobin (Retired Dumont Police Chief), devoted mother of John W. (Barbara) Tobin, Sharon (Kenneth) Benell, Kathleen (John De Crescenzo) and Maureen Bennett.  She will be sadly missed by her grandchildren, Candice, Michael, Carly, Kenneth, Justin, Tara, Jon and Tracey, and her cherished great grandson, Lucas.  She was the dear aunt of Bruce Hanson, loving sister-in-law of Mary Hanson.  Loving cousin to Joan Hanson, and loving sister of the late Frank and John Hanson


Doris was a Dumont resident for more than 80 years, and was a jewelry saleswoman at A & S, now Macy’s in Paramus.  She had the distinction of being the top saleswoman in the U.S. for the Monet jewelry line.  She was also a model for the Florence Shop in Bergenfield.  She was a devout member of Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Dumont, and in her younger years was a member of the Luther League, and taught Sunday School proudly for many years.


The Rev. Peggy Hayes will officiate at the religious service, Friday 11 AM at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Avenue, Dumont.  Interment Woodside Cemetery.  Visitation Thursday 4-8 PM.  The family requests in lieu of flowers, donations in Doris’ name to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, 25 E. Spring Valley Ave., #210, Maywood, NJ 07607;