Evelyn Paulsen, 83, Longtime Dumont Resident

DUMONT, N.J. --  Evelyn  (Leon) Paulsen, of Dumont, died on Saturday, Feb. 18. She was 83.

Evelyn Paulsen

Evelyn Paulsen

Photo Credit: Frech-McKnight Funeral Home

Born and raised in Jersey City, Paulsen worked as a fragrance evaluator for Noville Essential Oils in North Bergen and Moonachie for over 30 years.

She was a parishioner of St. Mary's Church, where she served as a Sunday school teacher and was a member of the St. John’s Council Columbiettes. "Her love, sacrifice, and dedication to her family will never be forgotten," information from the funeral home noted.

Paulsen is survived by her children, Laura Labetti, and Russell Paulsen and his wife Debbie; grandchildren Louis, Michele, Christopher and Tammy; and four great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded by her husband, Russell Paulsen.

Visitation will be from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at the Frech-McKnight Funeral Home, 161 Washington Ave., in Dumont. The funeral mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at St Mary's Church, in Dumont. Entombment will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Dumont Volunteer Ambulance Corps., by clicking here, or by mail to Dumont Volunteer Ambulance Corps, c/o Fundraising, 108 Brook St., Dumont, NJ 07628, using this form. 

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