Madalyn A. Hammer, 75, of Eatontown passed away at home after a 4 year battle with cancer on Wednesday April 4, 2018. She was born in Newark to the late Rocco and Mary (Palumbo) Farano.
Madalyn was a 1960 graduate of West Side H.S in Newark, and earned an Associate’s Degree from Berkeley College. She was a legal secretary for 10 years for the law firm Habbick, Hillis, Albano and Shaw of East Orange and Newark. She also managed a dental office in Shrewsbury, followed by administrative work for FCS in Long Branch. She was a communicant of St. Jerome’s R.C. Church and a member of CBA Mother’s Club.
Madalyn was predeceased by her sister Lucille Ivone in 1979. She is survived by her son Christopher Hammer of Eatontown, her daughter Jennifer Farischon and her husband Chris of Pottstown, PA., her nieces Jacqueline Arnone and her husband Mark of Eatontown, Gabrielle Skelton of Ashburn, Va., her nephew Rick Ivone, Jr., of Red Bank, and her 7 grandnieces and nephews Erin, Brandon, Alexandra, Cara, Krista, Eliza and Sydney.
Visitation will be held on Monday April 9, 2018 from 4-8 PM at the John E. Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Ave., Red Bank, N.J. 07701. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 am on Tuesday April 10, 2018 at St. Jerome’s R.C. Church in West Long Branch. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are to be made in Madalyn’s name to Deborah Hospital Foundation, C/O Heart & Lung, P.O. Box 820, Browns Mills, NJ 08015 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Attn: Memorials Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959 or Monmouth County SPCA, 260 Wall Street, PO Box 93, Eatontown, NJ 07724.
We would especially like to thank Meridian Hospice, her family & friends for their love & support.