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Mary Stark

September 1, 1924 February 18, 2018
Mary Stark
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Obituary for Mary Stark

Mary Stark, (nee Kearney), 93, passed away on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at St. Joseph Healthcare & Rehab Center in Cedar Grove.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral from the O'Boyle Funeral Home on Friday at 9:00 a.m. The funeral mass will be offered at St. Thomas the Apostle Church at 10:00 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery in North Arlington. Visitation is on Thursday from 4-8 p.m.

Born in Newark, Mrs. Stark was a lifelong resident of Bloomfield. She was a graduate of Bloomfield High School, class of 1943. She continued her education at St. Joseph Hospital School of Nursing in Paterson, graduating in 1946. She became a registered nurse, worked for a pediatrician for 17 years, and for several more years at St. Vincent's Hospital in Montclair, where she helped establish the first intensive care unit in 1967. In 1975 Mary became a public health care staff nurse at Chrill Home care agency in Montclair, eventually becoming their director of training and recruiting,. She retired in 1989.

Mary was a member of the Rosary Society, the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine of St. Thomas the Apostle Church, the Columbiettes - Bloomfield 1178. She was a Seton Associate of Sisters of Charity of St Elizabeth, one of the original members of the Parish Nurse Wellness Ministry at St. Thomas the Apostle Church and a member of St. Joseph's Alumni Association.

She was the wife of the late Deacon Henry (Harry) Stark, stepmother of Harry Jr. and his wife Kathy, Linda Paquet and the late John Stark, mother in law of Marilyn Stark, sister of Joseph Kearney, Theresa Bates, Christine Hobmeier and the late John Kearney. She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 25 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

22

Feb

4:00 PM 2/22/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 2/22/2018 8:00:00 PM
O'Boyle Funeral Home

309 Broad Street
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

O'Boyle Funeral Home
309 Broad Street Bloomfield 07003 NJ
United States

Service

Friday

23

Feb

10:00 AM 2/23/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Church

60 Byrd Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

St. Thomas the Apostle Church
60 Byrd Avenue Bloomfield 07003 NJ
US

Service

Friday

23

Feb

10:00 AM 2/23/2018 10:00:00 AM
St. Thomas the Apostle Church

60 Byrd Avenue
Bloomfield, NJ 07003

St. Thomas the Apostle Church
60 Byrd Avenue Bloomfield 07003 NJ
US

Cemetery Details

Location

Holy Cross Cemetery Final Resting Place

340 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031

340 Ridge Road North Arlington 07031 NJ
US
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