Obituary of Mary L. Mathews
Piscataway, NJ – Mary L. Mathews, 66, passed away suddenly at her home on June 18, 2022. Born in Brooklyn, NY to the late Jose and Lelida (Ramos) Mathews, prior to living in Piscataway, Mary resided in West Milford for twenty-five years.
A proud honorably discharged veteran of the United States Army, Mary served her country for ten years. She then went on to continue her education and became a Registered Nurse in 1978, working most recently for New York Presbyterian Hospital in NYC. She was also a member of the NYS Nurses Association.
Mary loved spending time with family and friends and could be found at the beach, shopping or taking long walks.
Mary leaves behind her loving children; daughter Shenita Fountain of Charlotte, NC, Zachary and Michael Tyler of West Milford and William Tyler of Fairborn, OH. She will be missed deeply by her sister Magdalene Mathews of St. Cloud, FL, her grandchildren; Brielle Keenan of Charlotte, NC, Brittany Wells of New York, NY and Brianne Wells of Charlotte, NC, her niece Desiree Hernandez and nephew Marcial Ramos of St. Cloud, FL and many extended family members and friends.
Visitation will be held Saturday, June 25, 2022 at Piscataway Funeral Home, 18 Stelton Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 beginning 1:00pm. A concluding prayer service with eulogies will be held at 4:30pm. At the request of the family, cremation will be privately held.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations sent in Mary’s Name to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (www.stjude.org) would be appreciated.