WAYNE - Kathleen (Comerford) Rita Celine Lacey, 82, died February 3, 2014.
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Lacey was born May 16, 1931 in Newark, daughter of the late John and the late Mary Ellen (Bennis) Comerford. She lived in Wayne and was formerly of Kearny and Carlstadt. She was one of 15 children - 13 girls and 2 boys - and all of the girls were Irish step dancers. Lacey studied in London with Vidal Sassoon and later with the Chadwick's in New Jersey. She was a beautician employed by Bamberger's Salon in Paramus and later owned and operated Lacey's Beauty on Wheels. She won numerous awards at the New York hair shows. Lacey was a devoted catholic and former member of St. Joseph's RC Church, Carlstadt. She was a very generous woman, giving back by giving haircuts free of charge for the less fortunate.
She is survived by her daughters Dianne and her husband Joe Vitale, Donna Lacey and her husband Peter Benvenuto and Darra and her husband Bobby Jordan; son Daniel and his wife Gina Lacey; sisters Phyllis Murray, Bernadette Kuzik, and Geraldine Cates; grandchildren Christina, Joseph, Jr., Kathleen, Tierney, Robbie Jr., Adare, Danielle, Daniel, and Gianna; and great grandchildren Nicholas, Alexander, Alanna and Liam.
She was predeceased by her granddaughter Lacey Marie Benvenuto, nine sisters and two brothers.
Arrangements: Moore's Home For Funerals, Wayne
Moore's Home for Funerals
1591 Alps Road Wayne, NJ 07470-3641
Published in The Record/Herald News on Feb. 11, 2014