Mary, (Maher), 93, of Paterson left this earth to be with the Lord on December 12, 2012 at Villa Marie Claire, Saddle River. Born in Summit, she was a lifelong resident of Paterson. The daughter of the late James and Mary Maher (Farage). She was a loving homemaker who enjoyed cooking and baking her ethnic Syrian meals and delicacies which she generously bestowed on her family. In addition she was a seamstress at various locations in Paterson most notably for Style Sportswear. She was a member of the International Lady Garment Workers union local 134. A devout Roman Catholic she was a parishioner of St George Parish in Paterson where she attended Mass regularly, as well as Novena's. She enjoyed praying the Rosary and viewing EWTN. Mary was predeceased by her husband Charles in 1992 as well as her brothers, Sam, Louis, and George. She leaves behind a loving and devoted daughter Mary Rose Bordone and her husband Robert of the Township of Washington and her beloved grandson Professor Robert Charles Bordone of Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Ma. as well as many nieces and nephews. Mary will be dearly missed and will remain in our hearts and minds forever. We love you Mom, always. Funeral from the Lakeview Memorial Home, 371 Lakeview Ave., Clifton on Monday at 9:30 AM. A Funeral Mass will be offered at 10 AM at St. George RC Church, Michigan and Getty Ave, Paterson. Visiting Sunday 2-4 and 7-9 PM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Mary Hayek Memorial Fund at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital at: For more information and online memorials please visit;

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492 Clifton Ave Clifton, NJ 07011-4037
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Published in The Record on Dec. 9, 2012