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Colleen McKenna Obituary

Colleen M. McKenna
Colleen M. McKenna

September 14, 1926 - January 6, 2018
Born in Newark, NJ
Resided in Iselin, NJ


Colleen M. McKenna, 91, died on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at JFK Haven Hospice in Edison.

Colleen was born in Newark to the late Harold and Agnella Rowe. She married her late husband Bernard McKenna in 1950 and they moved to Iselin in 1959. She was a communicant of St. Cecelia’s RC Church in Iselin where she was part of the Altar Rosary Society. She was also a member of the Iselin Senior Group. Colleen loved spending time with her family, watching television, and was an avid NY Jets fan.

Colleen is predeceased by her late husband, Bernard (1984); her 2 brothers, John and Francis Rowe; and her son-in-law Robert Crandall.

She is survived by her 3 sons, Dennis and his wife Karen of Toms River, Kevin and his wife Erin of Parlin, & Brian and his wife Jennifer of Howell; 2 daughters, Sharon Stigliano and her husband Thomas of Toms River, & Eileen Crandall of Iselin; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 9:30am from the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 1225 Green Street & Cooper Avenue, Iselin, followed by a 10am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Cecelia’s RC Church, Iselin. Interment will be in Saint Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia.

Visitation will be on Monday from 4-8pm.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the JFK Haven Hospice, 65 James Street, Edison, NJ 08818.




1225 Green Street & Cooper Ave.
Iselin, NJ US 08830
Monday, January 8, 2018
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Cecelia RC Church
45 Wilus Way
Iselin, NJ 08830
Tuesday, January 9, 2018
10:00 AM
St. Gertrude Cemetery
53 Inman Ave.
Colonia, NJ USA 07067
Tuesday, January 9, 2018




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