Maureen Slade
Maureen Slade

Obituary of Maureen E. Slade

Maureen (Mary) Slade 88, of Piscataway NJ died on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Francis E. Parker Nursing Home in Piscataway, NJ.Funeral Services on Thursday, December 11th will begin at 10:00 AM from the Piscataway Funeral Home 18 Stelton Road, Piscataway, NJ followed by a 11:00 AM Funeral Liturgy at St. Frances Cabrini Church, 208 Bound Brook Avenue, Piscataway. Interment will be in the Resurrection Burial Park on Hoes Lane in Piscataway. Visitation hours are Wednesday from 2:00 PM 4:00 PM and 7:00 PM 9:00 PM at the Piscataway Funeral home. The daughter of Irish Immigrants, Catherine and John Benson, Maureen was born and raised in Park Slope, Brooklyn, NY. Maureen was a parishioner of Holy Name Parish and attended Holy Name High School and Brooklyn College. She later moved with her husband to Piscataway, NJ where they raised their family. Maureen was a devout Roman Catholic and a longtime parishioner of St. Frances Cabrini Church, Piscataway where she was a member of their Altar Rosary Society. She was very active with St. Frances Cabrini School, serving as the first PTA Treasurer, CCD Instructor and Rutgers Concession Coordinator. She was a FISH volunteer for many years, a member of the Literacy Volunteer Program and a Girl Scout Leader.Maureen retired from ATandT Corp in 1993 having worked there for 35 years, originally starting her career at New York Telephone.Predeceased by her parents, her husband Donald of 60 years (2009) and her son Michael (2013), she was the last surviving sibling amongst a family of 9 children. Maureen is survived by her daughters, Maureen Slade-Smith, (husband, Lavisse) of Bolingbrook, IL, Kathleen Kuhn (husband, Paul) of Piscataway, and her son, Kevin (fiance, Dorothy) and her five Grandchildren; Erin, Brendan, Meghan, Mark and Katrina whom she loved, spoiled and cherished with all her heart. Memorial donations may be made in her name to St. Frances Cabrini Church.
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