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Marie E. McKenna

McKenna, Marie E.(nee: Price) of Bergenfield passed away on January 20, 2017. She was the beloved and cherished wife of the late John J. McKenna, to whom she was married for forty-seven years. Marie was the loving mother of three children, John J. McKenna, Ellen M. Shave and Marie E. Harvey, as well as three children by marriage, Linda, the late Jack, and Blair. She was the dear sister of Harry, as well as the late John, James, and Joseph Price. Marie was the adored grandmother (otherwise known as 'Gram') of John, Brian, Michael, Matthew, Katherine, Christopher, Kathleen, John and Kevin, and great grandmother (otherwise known as 'Mema') of eight. Her family truly was her pride and joy. Her home was filled with photographs of all those she loved and she spent much of her time bragging about the accomplishments of her grandchildren and great grandchildren. Even though she was quite the neatnik, Marie hosted parties and holidays, prepared elaborate meals, and all were always welcome in her home. She was an avid reader and shopper, fierce debater of politics, and dedicated parishioner of St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, where she taught CCD and served as a Eucharistic Minister. Marie was also a member of the Rosary Society and the Golden Age Club. She will be missed dearly. Visiting Monday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Riewerts Memorial Home, 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield. All will gather at the funeral home on Tuesday at 9 AM for the Funeral Mass at St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church, Bergenfield at 10 AM. Interment Madonna Cemetery, Ft. Lee. Memorial donations may be made to St. John's R.C. Church, 29 No. Washington Ave., Bergenfield, NJ 07621.

Funeral Home: Riewerts Memorial Home 187 So. Washington Ave. Bergenfield, NJ US 07621

Previous Events

visitation
Monday, January 23, 2017
Riewerts Memorial Home

187 South Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Visiting on Monday January 23, 2017 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM.

cemetery
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Madonna Cemetery

2070 Hoefley's Lane
Ft. Lee, NJ 07024

Interment Tuesday January 24, 2017 at 11:30 AM.

service
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church

29 No. Washington Ave.
Bergenfield, NJ 07621

Funeral mass on January 24, 2017 at 10 AM.


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Guestbook

Dear Marie, Ellen and John. I was so so sad to read about your mom's passing in the paper. Sharing times, many years ago, with your mom, dad and Uncle Vincent are going thru my head. I have good memories and I know that you must have tons which will be with you forever. I will also never forget Marie's help in holding Kelly down for blood test at Holy Name!! I am sorry that I could not attend the services for your mom. I have been at home with back spasms from a fall. Hopefully next week I will be able to get back to Real Estate and to check the beach house. i would sincerely like to see you all. Maybe we could get together at the beach this Spring. Please call me: 201-390-6093, jeanmckenna1021@gmail.com Sending hugs and condolences from me and my girls. Jean McKenna

Jean McKenna Jan 24 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Ellen, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. May all of your warm memories help you throughout the days ahead. With much love, Bonnie S. Sacks

Bonnie S. Sacks Jan 23 2017 12:00 AM