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Mary Louise (nee Fitzgerald), a long-time resident of Glen Rock, passed away peacefully at home on March 28th, 2014, surrounded by her family. Known as Mimi to her family and close friends, she was born in Brooklyn to the late Walter and Regina Fitzgerald. She was a graduate of Fontbonne Hall Academy and held a Bachelors Degree in History from St. Joseph's College in Brooklyn, NY.
For almost twenty years, she taught history at Paramus Catholic High School, where she was the Head of the History Department. She started her teaching career in the New York City School System. She was a devoted parishioner of Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Church, Ridgewood, and she taught CCD for several years at St. Catharine's School, Glen Rock. She loved to travel, and with her husband traveled extensively to Europe, Asia, the Caribbean and many parts of the United States and Canada. She spent her summers on the North Fork of Long Island in either Mattituck, Cutchogue or Shelter Island.
She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Charles J. Cain, and her devoted children, Dr. Charles F. Cain and his wife, Mary of Bronxville, NY, Carolyn Cain Holt and her husband, Christopher of Ridgewood, NJ, Justine Cain Johnson and her husband, William of Cranford, NJ, and Courtney Cain Morley and her husband, Sean of Ridgewood, NJ. She is the cherished grandmother of ten including Aine, Mary, Catherine and Mairead Cain; Grace, Aidan and Connor Holt; Claire and William Johnson; and Liam Morley. She is the dear sister of Geraldine Cain and husband, Edward and Jeanne Maher and her husband, Donald.
Visitation will be held at Van Emburgh Funeral Home, 306 E. Ridgewood Avenue, Ridgewood on Monday, March 31 from 5-8 PM and on Tuesday, April 1 from 5-8 PM. Mass will be held at our Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC Church, Ridgewood on Wednesday, April 2 at 10:45 AM. Burial will follow at Maryrest Cemetery, Mahwah, NJ. www.vanemburgh.com
C. C. Van Emburgh - Ridgewood
306 E Ridgewood Ave Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Published in The Record/Herald News on Mar. 30, 2014