Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1968; Juris Doctor, Seton Hall U., 1977.
Staff attorney, Greenstone & Sokol, Hackensack, New Jersey, 1977-1979; trial attorney, Office of Public Defender, Paterson, New Jersey, 1979-1982; partner, Barbarula, McCracken & Masessa, Butler, New Jersey, since 1982. Adjunct faculty William Paterson College, Wayne, New Jersey, since 1983.
Council woman Borough of Butler, 1982-1984. Member American Bar Association, New Jersey Bar Association, New Jersey Association Trial Attorneys, Phi Beta Kappa.
Married Richard A. McCracken, June 15, 1968 (divorced February 1986). Children: Megan S., Heather K.