Joan Shirley O’Grady (nee Vanderhoof), 84 of Lincoln Park, formerly of Newark passed away on March 9, 2019.
Visiting is at the Armitage & Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Dr. Kearny on Tuesday from 6-9 PM. A Funeral service will be celebrated in the funeral home on Wednesday at 10 AM. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery.
Born in Passaic, Joan was a longtime Newark resident before moving to Lincoln Park in 1996. She was an avid reader and bingo player. Joan cherished the time spent with her family during visits, and often made jewelry for those special to her.
Joan was the beloved wife of the late John O’Grady. She was the loving mother of Doreen Demarest and her husband John, William Huetele, Joan Slozen and her husband Raul, Rosemary Kaufman, Patricia Madarro and her husband Jose, Michael O’Grady, and the late Steven O’Grady, John O’Grady and Margarett Calero. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.