Marjorie (Eckert) McDonough

January 8, 1934 ~ May 27, 2020 (age 86)


Mrs. Marjorie (nee Eckert) McDonough, 86, died on May 27, 2020, surrounded by family in Verona, NJ. Interment at Holy Cross Cemetery was private. A memorial Mass celebrating her life will be held at a later date.

Born in Kearny, Mrs. McDonough was a lifelong resident of Harrison. She graduated from St. Cecilia High School and worked as a custodian for the Harrison Board of Education until retiring at 80. Mrs. McDonough was active in her community through the Elks Lodge of Harrison and the Rosary Society at Holy Cross Church in Harrison.

She was predeceased by her husband, James McDonough and parents, Joseph and Julia (nee Jones) Eckert.

Mrs. McDonough is survived by her sons, Timothy (Lynn) McDonough and James (Debbie) McDonough, grandchildren, Meaghan (Kevin), Jimmy, Caitlin, Briann (Jay), Brian, great-grandson, Jaxson, siblings, Floyd (Sissy) Eckert and Delores (George) Robertson and dear friend, Noreen Silvers.

Donations in her memory to the Holy Cross Church Food Pantry (16 Church Square, Harrison, NJ 07029) would be appreciated.


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