Ashley Sara, 26, of Wood-Ridge, passed away on Friday, August 16, 2013, from injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. Ashley was born December 4, 1986, in Hoboken, NJ, and was a lifelong resident of New Jersey. Ashley was a recent graduate of New Jersey City University, where she received her Master's Degree and Professional Diplomas in the field of Psychology. She received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from Montclair State University. She was a Supervisor of the Mental Health Unit with the Mental Health Association in New York. In addition, she was a Crisis Counselor at Hoboken University Medical Center and a Psychology Professor at Bergen County Community College. Ashley is survived by her parents, Sara and Joe Chieco; her aunts and uncles, Linda Jaramillo, Silvana Carrera, Pat Garcia, Jim Chieco, Elaine Armas, Gary Chieco; her sister Lisa; her nephew Chase; her maternal grandparents, Martha and Cristobal Carrera; and numerous loving cousins and friends. Ashley was predeceased by her paternal grandfather, James Chieco. Funeral Tuesday, 9 AM from Kohler Funeral Home, 280 Hackensack St., Wood-Ridge. Mass 9:30 AM, Assumption R.C. Church, Wood-Ridge. Cremation Cedar Lawn Crematory. Visiting Monday 3-5 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donation to Ashley's favorite charities, St. Jude's Children Children Hospital or Make a Wish Foundation, which would be appreciated.