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Kathleen Salek
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Obituary for Kathleen Salek

Kathleen Salek ( nee Griffin ) ,93, passed peacefully on September 14, 2017 at Victoria Home in Ossining, New York.

Kathleen was raised in North Arlington, she was graduated from Queen of Peace High School , North Arlington in 1943 and then continued her education receiving a nursing degree from St. Mary’s Hospital in Passaic in 1946. She served in the US Army Nurses Corps during World War II and worked at St. Mary’s Hospital in Passaic and Barnert Hospital in Paterson.

She lived in Wyckoff for 27 years where she raised her four sons. In 1983 she moved to Leisure Village West in Manchester Twp. before moving to The Atria, Briarcliff Manor, NY 12 years ago.

A woman of great faith, Kathleen was an active member of St. Elizabeth’s Church in Wyckoff serving as a Eucharistic Minister for many years. Her perpetual smile and gentle spirit will be remembered by all whose lives she touched.
She was the beloved wife of the late Ferdinand “ Fritz “, the cherished mother of Fred ( Linda ) of Tarrytown, N.Y. , Chuck ( Soudi ) of Stamford, CT, John ( Linda ) of Fairfield, CT, and Jim ( Diane ) of San Antonio, Texas, the adored grandmother of nine grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren , the loving sister of the late Jack Griffin , the dear sister-in-law of Helen Griffin and the devoted aunt of many nieces and nephews.
The Funeral will be from the Parow Funeral Home, 185 Ridge Road, North Arlington on Tuesday, September 19, at 9 A.M. thence to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church for the Funeral Mass at 10 A.M. The interment will follow in the Brigadier General W.C. Doyle Veterans Cemetery in Wrightstown, N.J. . Visiting will be held on Monday 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family would appreciate donations made to Victoria Home 25 North Malcolm St., Ossining, N.Y. 10562 Attn: Business Office in her memory.


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Visitation

Monday

18

Sep

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Parow Funeral Home

185 Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031

Funeral Service

Tuesday

19

Sep

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Queen of Peace Church

Ridge Road
North Arlington, NJ 07031

Cemetery Details

Location

Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery

350 Provinceline Road
Wrightstown, New Jersey 09582

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