November 21, 1930 - January 23, 2017
Born in County Kerry, Ireland
Resided in Bridewater, NJ
Noreen Gay, 86, of Bridgewater, NJ, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 23, 2017 at her home. Born in County Kerry, Ireland, she immigrated to the USA where she resided in Brooklyn, NY for most of her life before moving to Bridgewater 17 years ago.
Mrs. Gay graduated from St. Joseph's College in Brooklyn in 1984 with a BA in Nursing Science.
She was a communicant of St. Bernard R.C. Church in Bridgewater.
Noreen loved gardening, was an avid reader, enjoyed US history, and spending quality time with her family, especially her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her beloved parents, Bridget and Michael O'Sullivan; her beloved husband of 37 years, Joseph Gay; 4 sisters and 4 brothers.
Surviving are her dear son Joseph of Brooklyn, NY; 5 loving daughters, Arlene and husband Robert Petrowski of Flemington, NJ, Jeanne Gay of Bridgewater, NJ, Bernadette Gay of Manhattan, NY, Judy Gay of Bridgewater, NJ, and Joanne Gay of Manhattan, NY; her wonderful sister, Kathleen Moriarity of County Kerry, Ireland; 3 cherished grandchildren, Ryan, Justin, and William; and 4 adored great-grandchildren, Matthew, Michael, Hannah, and Nicholas.
Viewing will be held Wednesday, January 25, 2016 from 7-9pm and Thursday, January 26, 2017 from 2-4 and 7-9pm at the Branchburg Funeral Home 910 US Highway 202 South, Branchburg, NJ 08876.
Funeral services will start with a prayer at the funeral home at 9:15am on Friday, January 27, 2017, followed by a 10:00am funeral liturgy at St. Bernard R.C. Church in Bridgewater.
Interment will follow at The Cemetery of the Resurrection in Staten Island, NY.
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Branchburg, NJ US 08876
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Staten Island, NY United States 10309