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Margaret E. "Peggy" Jordan

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Margaret "Peggy" E. Jordan

AGE: 94 • Keansburg

Margaret "Peggy" E. Jordan, 94, of Keansburg passed away Thursday October 8, 2015. She was born in Long Branch and lived in Middletown for many years before moving to Bayside Manor in Keansburg in 2011.

Peggy was a graduate of St James Elementary school, Red Bank Catholic High School and Trenton State Teacher College. She was a communicant of St. James RC Church, Red Bank, member of the Middletown Historical Society, and a 4H leader. Peggy retired as a teacher with the Red Bank School system after 44 years of service. She was named Teacher of the Year in 1983.

Peggy was predeceased by her husband, Jess E. Jordan, her son, William Joshua Jordan and her parents Edward and Alice McDonough.

She is survived by her two daughters, Mary Alice Goss of Freehold and Carol Jean Anderson and her husband Thomas of DE; five grandchildren Thomas Anderson V, Jess Anderson, Matthew Anderson, Christopher Goss and Kathryn Lerch; her husband Adam; twelve great-grandchildren; and a brother, Dr. Edward T. McDonough. As well as several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Monday October 12, 2015 from 3 - 7pm at the John E Day Funeral Home, 85 Riverside Avenue. Red Bank. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday at 10am at the Church of the Nativity in Fair Haven. Interment will follow at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Middletown.

Memorial donations may be made to the Retired Sisters of Mercy, www.
Please visit Peggy's memorial website at

Published in The News Journal on Oct. 11, 2015
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