Obituary

Maureen E. Ford
Maureen E. Ford

October 15, 1931 - May 10, 2018
Born in Summit, New Jersey
Resided in Summit, New Jersey

Obituary

Maureen E. Ford, 86, of Summit, entered into eternal rest on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral Mass on Wednesday, May 16 at 9:30 am at St. Teresa of Avila Church, 306 Morris Ave., Summit. Interment will follow in St. Teresa of Avila Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday from 4 - 8 pm at the Walter Johnson Funeral Home.

Maureen was born in Summit to Dennis and Mary (Hughes) Ford. She was a lifelong resident of Summit. She graduated from Berkeley Secretarial School in Montclair.

Maureen began her career as a Private Secretary for Judge Hughes in Summit. Shortly after, in the early 1950’s she became an Executive Secretary at Bell Labs in Murray Hill, until her retirement in 1985.

Maureen frequently traveled to Ireland (County Cork) to visit relatives and friends. She was inspired by her heritage and the land. She started her art career as a painter in the 1960’s, known for her brilliant renderings of Irish landscapes. She was also a singer in the Music Ministry of St. Teresa of Avila Church.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to St. Teresa of Avila Music Ministry, 306 Morris Ave., Summit, NJ 07901.

Guestbook

Services

Visitation
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Teresa of Avila Church
306 Morris Avenue
Summit, New Jersey 07901
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
9:30 AM
Interment
St. Teresa of Avila Cemetery
140 Passaic Avenue
Summit, NJ US 07901
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
10:30 AM

Charities

St. Teresa of Avila Music Ministry
306 Morris Avenue
Summit, New Jersey 07901

 


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