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Monica A. (Riordan) HORNIG

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HORNIG, Monica A. (Riordan)

Monica A. (Riordan) Hornig, age 93, on September 16, 2013 at Asbury Nursing Center in Pittsburgh, PA. She was the beloved wife of the late Ernest W. Hornig. Born to the late George and Dolly Riordan of Harrison, NJ, she was a graduate of St Vincent's Academy in Newark, NJ and New York University. She received a Masters in Education from Patterson University in Patterson, NJ. Prior to her marriage she worked as a copywriter for Hahne & Co. and Kresge Department Store in Newark, NJ. After marrying in 1946 she and Ernie spent almost 20 years in Latin America where he was employed by several companies. In 1964 they settled in Ridgewood, NJ where she started a second career as a teacher at Immaculate Conception School in Mahwah, NJ. Following retirement in 1981, Monica and Ernie moved to North Palm Beach, FL where they both committed significant time as volunteers to various service organizations. Monica spent many years as a caregiver with Jewish Family Services of West Palm Beach, FL. She was also a lector at St. Paul of the Cross on Singer Island and at Our Lady of Florida in North Palm Beach. She and her husband traveled extensively throughout their lives, particularly after they retired. Monica delighted in having visited all seven continents. She is survived by her three children, Margaret (J.J.) Bosley of Pittsburgh, PA, David (Donna) Hornig of White Plains, NY and Gregory (Beth Goddard) Hornig of Prairie Village, KS. In addition she is survived by six grandchildren, Christina (Don) Coulter of Pittsburgh, PA, Meredith (Todd) Pollack of New York City, NY, Joellen Hornig of New York City, NY, Barbara (Steve) Trudel of Darien, CT, Christopher (Veronica) Hornig of Brooklyn, NY and Eliza (Kyle Hausmann) Hornig of Brooklyn, NY as well as seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Monica was predeceased by her sister, Bernice Arthur Cohan of Cleveland, OH, and her daughter-in-law, Barbara J. Hornig of Larchmont, NY. There will be no viewing. A memorial mass will be celebrated at a future date. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Family Hospice & Palliative Care, 50 Moffett St., Pittsburgh, PA 15243, Asbury Foundation-700 Bower Hill Road, Pittsburgh, PA, 15243, Our Lady of Florida Spiritual Center, 1300 US Highway #1, North Palm Beach, FL 33408 or to a . Arrangements entrusted to Boron Funeral Home, Inc., 1719 Brownsville Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15210 (412) 882-1506. www.BoronFuneralHome.com

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Published in The Palm Beach Post from Sept. 22 to Sept. 23, 2013
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