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Maureen Anderson

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Maureen Y. (nee Young), 82, a longtime native of Tenafly, NJ, died at Englewood Hospital on March 26, 2014 with her loving family at her side. Born in Bay Ridge Brooklyn Maureen was the daughter of John Young and Mary (McCarthy) Young. Maureen attended St. Peter's High School on Staten Island. She was a gifted athlete, an accomplished tap dancer and a Brooklyn-Queens Ping Pong Champion. Maureen was an accomplished tennis player and an avid golfer. Maureen was deeply proud of her Irish heritage and her family's dedicated service to the NYC Police and Fire Departments. Prior to her marriage, Maureen worked for the Irving Trust Bank and Michael Grace both in NYC. Maureen and her husband of sixty years, New York Times Sports Columnist, Dave Anderson, moved from Brooklyn to Tenafly in 1959 where they raised their four children. Besides her husband Dave, Maureen is survived by sons Stephen and his wife Rosanne of Southbury CT., Mark and his wife Mary of Brooklyn NY, daughters Mary Jo of Glendale CA. and Jean-Marie of Orlando FL. and grandchildren Matthew, David and Christine Anderson. She is also survived by her brother, Robert Young and his wife Marylyn and sister-in-law Patricia Young and many beloved cousins, nieces, nephews and dear friends. Maureen was predeceased by her brother Jack Young and her grandson Michael Anderson. Maureen was a parishioner at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church and a member of the Knickerbocker Country Club both in Tenafly. "Miss Maureen" was a well loved aide for many years at the Children's Corner in Tenafly. Maureen was full of life and brought joy to all who knew her. Visitation on Friday March 28th 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Barrett Funeral Home 148 Dean Drive Tenafly. Funeral Mass Saturday 11 AM Our Lady of Mount Carmel R.C. Church Tenafly. Interment Mt. Carmel Cemetery Tenafly. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to Children's Cancer and Blood Foundation, 333 East 38th St., Suite 830, New York, NY 10016 ( For directions visit
Published in The Record/Herald News on Mar. 28, 2014
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