Shirley Anne (nee Van Aken), born June 4, 1936 went to be with the Lord on July 20, 2014.
She was born in Jersey City and was a longtime resident of North Bergen.
Shirley worked as a seamstress for many years before retiring, She was preceded in death by her husband Vincent "Jimmy" Madere, her father Irving Van Aken and her Mother Evelyn Van Aken.
Shirley is survived by her loving brother George "Bud" Van Aken and Sandy Van Aken, his wife, loving brother Paul Van Aken, loving sister, Lynn Van Aken, loving sister Diane Rodriguez and loving sister Deborah Kohler and Robert Kohler her husband. Also survived by four nieces, six nephews, eight great-nieces, four great-nephews and a great great-niece.
The funeral will be on Thursday July 24, 2014, from the Leber Funeral Home 2000 Kennedy Blvd. Union City NJ. at 9 AM then to Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church where at 10:30 AM a funeral mass will be offered. The interment will follow at Flower Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM.