Ann Mary Frances, 77, of Jackson Twp., NJ, passed away on Monday, December 31, 2012, at home. Born in Hoboken, NJ, she resided in Maywood, NJ, before moving to Jackson 12 years ago. Ann Mary was a Registered Nurse, employed as a school nurse at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School, Tenafly, NJ, before her retirement in 1996. Prior to that, she was a school nurse at Our Lady Queen of Peace in Maywood. She was a graduate of St. Mary's School of Nursing, Hoboken, NJ, class of 1956. Mrs. Allen was a member of the Westlake Bocce Club and the St. Mary's Hospital Alumni Association. She was a Communicant of St. Mary of the Lake Roman Catholic Church in Lakewood. She was predeceased by her parents, Arthur and Frances Erbeck. She is survived by her husband of twenty-eight years, Herbert K. Allen; her sons, Stephen D. Holden and his wife Dena of Freehold, NJ, Jon Holden Galluccio and his spouse Michael Galluccio of North Haledon, NJ, Dale Allen of West Boylston, MA, and Peter Allen and his wife Sally of Exeter, NH; her grandchildren, Daniel Holden, Stevie Marie Holden, Morgan Holden, Jose and Rosa Ortiz, Adam Galluccio, Madison Galluccio, Ryan Allen, Casey Allen, Lucy Allen, and Emma Allen; and her great-grand-children, Maryanna Ortiz, Leila Serafovic, and Joselyn Ortiz. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her Visitation on Thursday, January 3, 2013, from 4-8 PM at the George S. Hassler Funeral Home, 980 Bennetts Mills Rd., Jackson Twp., NJ 08527 (732-364-6808). Her Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated at 10:30 AM on Friday, January 4, 2013, at St. Mary of the Lake Roman Catholic Church, 43 Madison Ave., Lakewood, NJ. Please meet at the church at 10:15 AM. A private cremation will fellow. Ann Mary was a cancer survivor for 15 years. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made; in Ann Mary's memory to the
, Two Princess Rd., Suite D, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648. For directions and further information, please visit, www.hasslerfuneralhome.com.
George S. Hassler Funeral Home
980 Bennetts Mills Rd. Jackson Township, NJ 08527
Published in The Record/Herald News on Jan. 3, 2013