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Arlene D. Harnett

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Arlene D. Harnett Obituary
Arlene D Harnett

AGE: 72 • Galloway

Arlene D. Harnett, age 72, passed away on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center in Pomona, NJ. Born and raised in Jersey City, Arlene had lived in Point Pleasant for many years where she raised her family and for the past 20 years she has resided in Linwood, NJ.

Arlene was a Registered Nurse and worked at Point Pleasant Hospital from 1968-1995. After her time at the hospital she devoted her career to the care of elderly at multiple long term care facilities in Atlantic County.

Ms. Harnett was very active with Atlantic Care Hospice as well as the American Red Cross where she taught CPR.

Arlene loved traveling and spending time at the beach with her beloved grandchildren. She loved to knit and play mahjong, she never missed her Monday games.

She is predeceased by her brother, Paul Harnett.

Surviving are her loving mother, Alice Killeen; her children, Susan Ionno and her husband Bruce, Rick Popovitch and his wife Elizabeth and Paul Popovitch and his fiancé Donna Geoghan; her sister, Kathy Russoniello and her husband John; her granddaughters, Gabrielle, Madeline and Olivia Popovitch; her sister in law, Kathy Harnett; her nephews and niece, Michael and Paul Harnett, John Russoniello and his wife Elizabeth, Allison Duffy and her husband Kevin and great-nephew Durin.

Visitation will take place on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 2-6 p.m. at O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Rd., Brick. A Mass of Resurrection will be held on Monday, January 9th at 11:00 a.m. at St. Peter's RC Church, Point Pleasant. Cremation is private.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America, 355 Lexington Avenue, 15th Floor New York, NY 10017.

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We lost part of the glue that holds this family together. Arlene showed us that the beach can cure all worries, a glass of wine brings out the best in you and if all else fails-hit the casino. True to her spirit, she left us at 5:00, Jimmy Buffett sure would be proud.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 6, 2017
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