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AGE: 79 • Forked River
Mary A Congema, age 79, of Forked River died on Thursday June 26th, 2014 at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Born in Corona, Queens she was formerly of Staten Island before moving to Forked River in March of this year. She was a parishioner of St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church in Barnegat. Mary enjoyed day trips to Atlantic City and spending time with her family.
Mrs. Congema was predeceased by her sister Ann Cosgrove, brother Vincent Congema, niece Theresa Cosgrove and nephew Bobby Cosgrove. Surviving are her daughters Donna Diorio of Barnegat, Desiree Cannone and her husband Patrick of Staten Island and Denise Pepe of Forked River. Her grandchildren Jessica, Christopher, Alexandra and Cara, along with her sisters Josephine Congema of North Carolina, Rosalie Miller of Whiting, Evelyn Congema of Staten Island and brother Frank Congema of North Carolina.
A Viewing will be held at Riggs Funeral Home 130 North Main Street (Route 9) Forked River on Sunday June 29th, 2014 from 2-4 and 6-8, and again on Monday from 9:30-10am. A Funeral Liturgy will be offered from St. Mary's RC Church, 747 West Bay Ave. Barnegat at 10:30. Cremation will follow and be private. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to either
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9956 or Popcorn Park Zoo PO Box 43 Forked River, NJ 08731 in Mary's memory.
Riggs Funeral Home
130 N Rte 9 Forked River, NJ 08731
Published in Asbury Park Press on June 28, 2014