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Mary E. Gorka

Perth Amboy - Mary E. Gorka (nee Karas) 95, a lifelong resident of Perth Amboy, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, at her home.

Born in Fords the daughter of the late John and Theresa was a stay at homemaker but during WWII she was a seamstress making uniforms for the troops overseas. She was a caring mother who had raised five loving children whom she is survived by, Thomas A., his wife Nancy, Edward, his wife Bernice, Albert, his companion Diane, Paul, his wife Shiau-Wen and Mary Jean Shay. Mary was a cherished and nurturing grandmother to her five grandchildren Chad, his wife Hannah, Tara Salstein, her husband Daniel, Jonathan, his wife Courtney, Timothy and Christopher.

A funeral service will be conducted from the Zylka Funeral Home 513-515 State Street, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861 at 9:45 AM on Monday, August 13, 2018, followed by a 10 AM funeral mass at Stephen's Church, Perth Amboy. Friends are invited to pay their respects to the family from 2 to 6 PM on Sunday. Mary will be laid to rest beside her husband Adolph at Alpine Cemetery, Perth Amboy. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations can be made Deborah Heart and 200 Trenton Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015 or Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065. For more information please visit
Published in Home News Tribune on Aug. 10, 2018
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