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Vivian M. Wertepny

Neptune City

Vivian M. Wertepny passed away peacefully on February 18th, 2017, at home surrounded by her family and friends. She fought valiantly but ultimately lost her battle to cancer.

"Babs" Mackiewicz, the 3rd of 5 daughters was born in Neptune, NJ to Henry and Vivian H. Mackiewicz. She grew up in Wanamassa, NJ, and was a 1976 graduate of Ocean Twp High School and the Barbizon School of Modeling.

Vivian's long career for Saker Shop-Rite began in 1974. Hired as a cashier, she worked in many locations and departments throughout her 42 years of service and her favorite choice was being a Baker. She was known by her co-workers for her dedication, ready smile and helpfulness.

She loved the outdoors and in traveling she visited Hawaii, Paris, and Costa Rica. She enjoyed doting on her granddaughter Lilly. She was a true Jersey Girl who loved the beach, sunbathing and spending time with her good friend and neighbor Carol. Her spirit will live on in the memories of everyone who knew and loved her unconditionally.

Vivian is survived by her cherished son Jordan Mackiewicz, and her granddaughter Lilly Grondski. She leaves behind her 4 sisters Catherine Spielfogel, Judith Mackiewicz, Regina Mackiewicz, and Leona Mackiewicz; nieces Rosalyn, Nikolai, Barri, Jenna; nephews Tyler, Ryan, Andrew; grandnieces Alexis, Maryjane; grandnephew Jack.

Funeral from Johnson-McGinley Funeral Home, 2652 Hwy 138, Wall, NJ, on Friday February 24th. Mass of Christian burial at Mother of Mercy Church (Our Lady of Mt. Carmel) in Asbury Park, NJ, 11am. Internment to follow Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Asbury Park, NJ.

Friends will be received on Thursday, February 23rd, from 4 to 8 PM.

Flowers are accepted as well contributions, which would be helpful and greatly appreciated.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Feb. 22, 2017
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