Mary A. Flannery, 94, of Farmingdale, formerly of Red Bank, passed away Nov. 28 at home with her family by her side.
She was born and raised in Jersey City, where she lived with her parents, John J. and Anna Klein, and her five siblings. Mary moved to Monmouth County in 1955. She became an active, longtime member of St. James Parish in Red Bank where she raised her six children.
Mary worked for years in the guidance department of Red Bank Catholic High School. Upon retiring, she and her husband Jack traveled the world multiple times and enjoyed winters in Siesta Key, Florida. They moved to Farmingdale in May 2013.
Her beloved husband Jack passed away in 2013. Mary is survived by her six loving children and their spouses: Kevin Flannery (Arcata, California); Jack and Linda Flannery (Tinton Falls); Joan and Paul Barrese (Bradenton, Florida); Donna and George Anders (Farmingdale); Gail Bowsher (Maplewood); and Douglas Flannery (Highlands). She was a loving grandmother to her 13 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
A celebration of her life took place Dec. 2 at the John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank. A Mass of Christian Burial was Dec. 3 at St. Catherine of Sienna Church, Farmingdale. Interment followed at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Middletown.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to Meridian Hospice, 1340 Campus Parkway, Suite A3, Neptune, NJ 07753.
Please visit Mary’s memorial website at johnedayfuneralhome.com.