Parker, 44, who previously had cancer, was elected mayor in July 2014 -- the first female African-American mayor in Bergen County history.
A social worker for more than two dozen years, Lizette Phillips Parker leaves a husband, Anthony, a records technician with the Bergen County Sheriff's Office; a 3-year-old daughter, Alyssa; and a younger brother, Timothy Arline.
Visiting hours were scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 260 Central Ave., in Hackensack.
A funeral service was scheduled at the church at 10 a.m. Saturday, with interment to follow in George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.
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