Jean E. Durkin
January 29, 2012
Jean E. Durkin of Beachwood formerly of Kearny died on 1/29/12.
Visiting will be at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home (map/directions) on Tuesday 4-8 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be officiated on Wednesday 10 AM at St. Cecilia's Church Kearny (map/directions). Interment Arlington Cemetery (map/directions).
Mrs. Durkin was a secretary with Blue Cross & Blue Shield, Newark retiring after 25 years of service. Before that she was a Kearny Crossing Guard with her post at the corner of Elm Street and Stuyvesant Ave. After her retirement from Blue Cross & Blue Shield, she worked as a teacher's aide at both Garfield and Washington Schools in Kearny.
She is the wife of the late Peter F. Durkin, Sr. Mother of Peter F. Jr. and James Durkin, Lynn (Bob) Sansone and Jean M. Durkin. Sister of Muriel (Herb) Zack and the late Duncan MacPhail. Grandmother of Pete Durkin, Becky (John) Spear, Mandy ( Carl) Madsen, Donna (Alan Jr.) Masters, Andrea (Robert, Jr.) Regan, Robert Sansone, Jr., Kyle, Haley and Faith Cook. Great Grandmother of Krystal, Cody, Gavin, Jon Kyle, Reilly, Alexandra, Jordan, Lila, Daniel, Mia, Gianna, Alan and Bobby.
In lieu of flowers, donations to The Salvation Army 443 Chestnut Street Kearny, N.J. 07032 would be appreciated.
Visiting - Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, Kearny - 4:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial - St. Cecilia's Church, Kearny - 10:00 a.m.
Interment - Arlington Cemetery, Kearny
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