HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – Members of the Hackettstown Town Council and Hackettstown Police Department dedicated a street corner to Viola Heneck, a town crossing guard for 33 years.
Town Council member Scott Sheldon unveiled the white and blue sign for “Viola Heneck Way” on Monday on the corner of Main Street and Center Street.
Heneck was a crossing guard from 1973-2006 and her post was at the intersection of Main St and Center St, Hackettstown Mayor Jerry DiMaio said.
“Prior to her working as a crossing guard, she worked for the Hackettstown School District for 11 years,” Dimaio said.
“Thank you, Thank you,” Heneck said.
Heneck, who is 99-year-old, was joined by her family at the dedication ceremony.