Margaret Averna

Margaret (nee Schmalz), age 97, of Glen Rock died March 14, 2013. Beloved wife of the late Santa Averna, who predeceased her in 1991. Loving mother of Donald and wife Dorothy Averna of Woodcliff Lake, and Rita Ward Henkler of Glen Rock. Adoring grandmother of Donald Averna, Kristen Averna, Michael and wife Stephanie Ward, Kevin and wife Kate Ward, Meghan and husband Jarred Samarco, and four great-grandchildren. A founding parishioner of St. Catharine R.C. Church, Glen Rock, where she was a member of its Rosary Altar Society, and the St. Catharine Senior AMPS. Margaret was also a member of the Glen Rock Seniors, and was a very proud homemaker. She was an avid Glen Rock High School sports fan, as well as a Yankees and Knick fan. All are invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Wednesday 10 AM at St. Catharine R.C. Church, Glen Rock, with interment to follow in George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. Friends may call Tuesday, 2-4 and 7-9 PM, at the Feeney Funeral Home, 232 Franklin Ave., Ridgewood. The family would like to thank the staff at Woodcliff Lake Health and Rehabilitation Center for the wonderful care they provided for the last six years of her life. In lieu of flowers, donations to Children's Aid and Family Services, 200 Robin Rd. Paramus NJ 07652 would be appreciated.

Funeral Home

Feeney Funeral Home
232 Franklin Avenue Ridgewood, NJ 07450
(201) 444-7650
Published in The Record/Herald News on Mar. 17, 2013