Obituary

Ann Murray, 81, of Hackensack, passed away at home on September 7, 2019.  Predeceased by her brothers William and Robert Murray and her parents Joan (née Weiskopf) and William Murray.   Ann is survived by her treasured aunt, Claire Cross and her sister Patricia Flynn, her nieces and nephews and many good friends.

Ann was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. After college, she worked as a Chemical Engineer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin before returning to New Jersey to become a Science Teacher. Ann taught in the Emerson School system until her retirement where she also established the ski club and chaperoned many ski trips and other student activities over the years.

Ann was a member of Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma and Holy Trinity RC Church.  Ann was known for her kindness and generosity. She took care of many friends and relatives and was a generous supporter of The Arc of Bergen and Passaic Counties and the Little Sisters of the Poor among many other charities.  Ann was the recipient of the 2011 F. Clinton Spencer Volunteer of the Year award in 2011 for making a difference in the lives of individuals with developmental disabilties and their families.. 

Visiting Wednesday, September 11, 2019 from 4-7 PM at the Beaugard – McKnight Funeral Home 869 Kinderkamack Road, River Edge. Funeral Service Thursday 10:00 AM, Holy Trinity Church, Hackensack, followed by internment at Holy Name Cemetery in Jersey City.  In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ann’s memory to The Arc of Bergen and Passaic Counties 223 Moore Street Hackensack, NJ 07601; www.arcbp.com or St Joseph’s Home /Little Sisters of the Poor 140 Shepherds Lane Totowa NJ 07512; www.littlesistersofthepoortotowa.weshareonline.org

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