Teresa V. Beirne
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AGE: 101 • Somerset
Teresa V. Beirne, age 101, died peacefully after an extended illness on Saturday, December 29, 2012 at McCarrick Care Center, Somerset, NJ. Born in Harrison, Mrs. Beirne lived in Elizabeth before moving to Somerset in 2007. She was a 1932 graduate of Elizabeth General Hospital School of Nursing and a long-time employee at the hospital and its School of Nursing, retiring in 1976.
She was predeceased by her husband James C. Beirne in 1966. Surviving are daughters Eileen (George) Kornberger and Betty (Tom) Lade; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Genevieve's Church, Elizabeth, NJ, on Thursday, January 3, 2013, at 10:00 AM. Visitation will be from 8:30 AM on Thursday morning at Higgins and Bonner Echo Lake Funeral Home, 582 Springfield Avenue, Westfield, NJ 07090. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Newark, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory to McCarrick Care Center Staff Appreciation Fund at 15 Dellwood Lane, Somerset, NJ 08873 would be appreciated.
Published in Daily Record on Jan. 2, 2013