Mary K. Monaghan
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On February 1, 2013, Mary K. (Marra) Monaghan passed away peacefully surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with esophageal cancer. She was 55 years of age.
Mary was a graduate of McKean High School, the St. Francis Hospital School of Radiologic Technology and the Delaware Technical and Community College Ultrasound Program. She worked for 35 years at St. Francis Hospital, and she considered many of her co-workers there her second family.
Mary enjoyed gardening, cooking, playing golf and traveling with her husband. Her greatest pleasure was spending time in Stone Harbor with her family.
Mary was predeceased by her brother, David G. Marra. She is survived by her loving husband of 33 years, John G. Monaghan; her son, Brian P. Monaghan; her daughter, Christine M. Jacobs (Christopher); and her grandson, Grant Jacobs. Mary is also survived by her parents, Joseph V. and Patricia A. Marra; her brothers, Joseph V. Marra, Jr. and Gregory F. Marra (Marie); and her sisters, Suzanne M. Shealy (Glenn) and Julie K. Ciuffetelli (Tim Hudson).
The family would like to thank Dr. Erev Tubb and his staff, and the kind nurses at St. Francis Hospital, for the excellent care provided to Mary.
Family and friends are invited to visit at St. Elizabeth's Church, Cedar and S. Clayton Streets, Wilmington on Monday, February 4 from 4:00 - 7:00PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Elizabeth's Church on Tuesday, February 5 at 10:00AM. Entombment will follow in All Saints Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to The
, Delaware Valley Chapter, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106.
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Published in The News Journal from Feb. 2 to Feb. 3, 2013