Eileen (Murphy) Ross

December 28, 1935 ~ April 12, 2018 (age 82)

Eileen Ross, (nee Murphy), 82, passed away on April 12, 2018 in Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ.

The funeral will be from the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny on Monday at 9:00 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be offered in Our Lady of Sorrows Church, Kearny at 10:00 a.m. Cremation will be private. Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the funeral home on Sunday from 2 to 6 p.m.

Mrs. Ross was born in Paisley, Scotland. She immigrated to this country in 1962 and lived in Newark, NJ. She has lived in Kearny since 1967.

Eileen was an Assembly Line Inspector for Wallace & Tiernan in Belleville, NJ for 20 years before her retirement in 1996.

She is survived by her daughters, Carol Ross and Eileen Evans and her husband, Dan; one sister, Mary Mooney; four grandchildren, Kate Dempsey (Ryan), Daniel Evans (Alicia), Kristen Shook (Warren) and Ross D’Agostaro (Stacy) and four great-grandchildren, Finley, Isla, Danny and Wyatt.

She was the aunt of Jim Mooney, Rosemary Mooney and Maria Vasiliades.

Eileen was predeceased by her husband, James D. Ross in 2007.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Our Lady of Sorrows, Church or St. John’s Soup Kitchen in Newark.

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