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Mary Purcell


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Mary Purcell

Sea Girt - Miss Mary Agnes "Muffins" Purcell died peacefully January 9th. Born in London in 1938, she lived in Sea Girt and Washington DC before retiring to Sun City, Florida. A graduate of St. Rose High School and Marymount College, she taught 3rd grade at St. Catharine School in Spring Lake and coached the cheerleaders for many years. In Washington DC, she worked for Senators Harrison Williams and Richard Shelby. Muffins enjoyed her family and friends, reading, politics, and travel. She was predeceased by her parents, John A. and Agnes M. Purcell, her siblings Jack, Richard, Bob, Elaine M. Erbe, and a nephew Stephen Erbe. She is survived by many nieces, nephews, and great nieces and nephews. She leaves behind lifelong devoted friends. A mass celebrating her life will be held on her birthday, January 13, at St. Catharine Church at 10:30 AM.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 13, 2018
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