the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, a memorial for the Ridgewood women who perished in a fire on April 26 , Sharon Maes .
Sharon L (Gregory) Maes
Sharon L Maes.66, (nee Gregory) of Ridgewood passed away unexpectedly on April 26 2021. Sharon was born in Englewood NJ on February 28, 1955 and lived in Bergenfield and New Milford NJ, where she graduated High School. Sharon graduated from Monmouth College and went on to graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Sharon worked her entire career in the fragrance industry where she just recently retired from as the Vice President of Consumer Brands. Predeceasing Sharon were her parents Robert L and Carol M Gregory. Also, aunts and uncles; Joseph and Eleanore Minervini, Lester and Helen Gregory, Warren and Bernice Gundling, and cousin Carolyn Minervini Claus. Left to cherish her memories are her brother Robert L Gregory (Theresa), most recently of Hawthorne NJ, a niece Kimberly T Gregory Fuchs (April) of Parsippany, a nephew Christopher M. Gregory (Kristen) of Midland Park and great nephews Connor (9) Caleb (6) and Carson (4 Months) and a great niece Claire (4). Also cousins Steven Minervini (Teresa) and Cheryl Floroff (Steven). Sharon’s passions were her love for her family, her cherished cats, her career, traveling, the beach, and her love for video poker in Atlantic City. Cremation was private. There will be a celebration service in her honor; date has yet to be announced.
Her family and friends will miss her dearly but heaven has gained an angel.