Renet Hausman

Obituary of Renet Hausman

Renet T. Hausman passed peacefully at her daughter’s home in her loving arms on Thursday, September 24, 2020.  Renet was diagnosed with cancer in July 2017 and fought with great strength, courage, perseverance and positivity since that time. She shared 72 years of love and joyous occasions with her family. Private services were held under the direction of the Norman Dean Funeral Home.  Donations in her memory may be made to the good work of St Jude Children’s Research Hospital by way of  Please share your memories here.  Her family will cherish them forever.


Renet was born on December 4th in Philadelphia, PA.  She was the oldest of four children to bless the Patterson family.  Growing up in NYC, she later worked at Hertz car rental where she met her lifelong best friend and husband, Edward Hausman. In 1969, they married and a year later started their family with a baby girl, Saranee.


Later she worked for GAF Corporation and relocated to NJ.  Many years after that, she courageously changed careers and became a consultant. Her last employment was with RCM Technologies firm, retiring from there in Jan 2018.  She enjoyed cooking, reading, knitting A Master level member of the Knitting Guild) and roller skating but above all, she loved being with her family. Her favorite pastime was spent with her daughter having craft parties and watching horror movies all night long. Renet was the matriarch of the family and a dear friend to many. She will be forever loved, forever missed, forever young.


Predeceased by her parents William and Zedir Patterson, her former spouse and best friend Edward B. Hausman and her loving brother Floyd Z. Patterson; she leaves warm, loving and joyful memories to her adoring daughter and best friend Saranee Hausman; her siblings William Patterson and Jill Dawson; her sister and brother in-law Deborah Klein and Richard Hausman and her loving nephews and nieces, Vernon Patterson, Brian Dawson, Chelsea Dawson, Tanice Patterson, Cliff Patterson and Elizabeth Klein.

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