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Obituary for Mary Ann Burlington

BURLINGTON, Mary Ann (neé Evans), of Glen Rock and Spring Lake, died Saturday, March 9, 2013. Born in Jersey City, NJ, raised in Montvale, she graduated from Park Ridge High School and majored in Journalism at Pace University in New York City. She was predeceased by her parents Mary and Bernard A. Evans and her beloved husband William E. Burlington. She was the sister to the late Bernard M. Evans and Grace Miller. She is survived by her loving daughters, Patricia B. Madden of Mahwah, Mary Lee Clancy and her late husband Brian of Spring Lake Heights, Sheila B. Finnerty and her husband Raymond of Vienna, VA and Maureen B. Caffrey and her husband Philip of Glen Rock. Loving Grandmother to Kelly Crispell, Kara DuRie, Julie Molthen, Jessica Madden, Scott Caffrey, Laura Lang, Megan Jolin, Michael Clancy, Kevin Finnerty and Jill Clancy. Cherished great-grandmother to Connor and Hope Crispell, Reilly, Matthew and Allison Molthen, Ella, Owen and Teddy DuRie, Mary and William Caffrey, Jack and Lily Lang, Molly Finnerty and Matthew Jolin.

Mary was a dedicated volunteer for over 40 years at the Valley Hospital, Ridgewood, where in later years she worked in the emergency room. She made many contributions to her community, as a swim teacher to children with disabilities at the YMCA, as a Girl Scout Leader, as a volunteer at the Valley Health Clinic in Glen Rock, and as a member of the Deanery at St. Catharine’s Church in Glen Rock. She was a member of the Ridgewood Country Club and Belmar Fishing Club. Mary and her family were blessed with many happy memories in Spring Lake. She will be remembered for her independent spirit, her unending generosity, her strong faith, her love of writing and most of all her love of family.

Visiting hours will be Thursday 2 - 4 & 7 – 9 at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, www.vpfh.com, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481. Funeral Mass will be Friday, 10:00am at St. Catharine’s Church, 905 Maple Ave., Glen Rock, NJ with internment to follow at the Ascension Cemetery in Monsey, NY.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Friends of Rich Fritzky Trust, 9 Roseville Road, Stanhope, NJ 07874.

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