Graduated from the high school, Somerville, New Jersey.
Designer, Pajama Factory, Manville, New Jersey, 1947-1952; parade chairperson, costume and set designer, composer, Sweet Adelines, Plainfield, New Jersey, 1958-1961; sales representative, Avon Products, Inc., Somerville, New Jersey, 1955-1970.
Artist, founder Patriotic Pals of America Club, 1964. Member Center Jersey Deltiological Society, Inc., Artists and Writers Group Flemington (charter).
Married Peter Edward Paterek, June 16, 1946.