Nancy E. (Milbauer) O'Hara

August 23, 1943 ~ February 9, 2022 (age 78)


Nancy E. O’Hara, (nee Milbauer), 78, passed away on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, in Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ.

The funeral will be from the Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home, 585 Belgrove Drive, Kearny, NJ on Friday, February 18 at 8:45 a.m. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Lucy’s Church, Newark, NJ at 10:00 a.m. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, East Orange, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to visit with the family at the funeral home on Thursday, February 17 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Born in Newark, Mrs. O’Hara lived for many years in Kearny.

She was employed by the Town of Kearny as a Crossing Guard for many years before retiring.

Nancy is survived by two children, Colleen Kazella (Andrew), and Brian O’Hara (Wafiyyah), two sisters, Carol Butler and Linda Johnson. She was also the grandmother of Justin, Ethan and Colin Perez, and Brendan and James O’Hara.

She was predeceased by her husband, Jay O’Hara.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to POAC Autism Services, 1989 Route 88, Brick, NJ 08724.

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February 17, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Thiele-Reid Family Funeral Home
585 Belgrove Drive
Kearny, NJ 07032

Funeral Mass
February 18, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Lucy's Church
118 7th Avenue
Newark, NJ 07104

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