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Marsha Opalach

AGE: 61 • Jackson

Marsha Opalach, 61, of Jackson, passed away at her home on Monday, May 26, 2014. Born in Queens, NY, she was formerly of Hoboken and Aberdeen before moving to Jackson in 1980. She received her Masters in School Nursing from the University of Cambridge and was a certified school nurse & certified oncology nurse.

She was currently working for the Jackson School District as a school nurse for 20 years and was also an oncology nurse part time at CentraState Hospital. She was a founder for the Hospice & Palliative Nurses Association (HPNA) chapter of NJ and then a regional leader for the HPNA; Girl Scout leader & member of the PTA, both in Jackson. She was a volunteer at Camp Quality of New Jersey.

Surviving is her husband of 38 years, Joe; her children, Becky, Jackson, Emily, Arlington, VA, & Jeremy & wife Jecielle, Calgary Alberta, Canada; and her sister, Susan Messinger, Parsippany.

Memorial gathering will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 1 at the Family Owned Carmona-Bolen Home for Funerals, 66 Lacey Road, Whiting. Cremation will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Camp Quality of New Jersey, PO Box 264, Adelphia, NJ 07710. ("Helping Kids With Cancer Be Kids Again"). Condolences can be sent to:

Published in Asbury Park Press on May 30, 2014
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