The annual pageant was held at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City. Contestants were judged on private interview, evening gown, philosophy of life and talent, and each contestant had to be 60 or older to compete.
Ferlie Almonte, of Toms River, was selected as the winner and will represent the state at the Ms. Senior America pageant, to be held in Atlantic City in October.
Runners-up in the Ms. New Jersey Senior America pageant were Mary DeConca, Bernadette Jones, Roe Piccoli and Lenore Cibelli Lambert. For more information, visit newjerseysenioramerica.org.