Costello-Runyon Funeral Home
568 Middlesex Avenue (Route 27)
Metuchen, New Jersey 08840
Phone: 732-548-0149

Costello-Runyon Funeral Home

Lawrence Prendergast Obituary

Lawrence  Prendergast
Lawrence Prendergast

March 11, 1937 - December 22, 2019
Born in Carlow, Ireland
Resided in Metuchen, NJ


Lawrence “Larry” Prendergast, 82, of Metuchen passed away on Sunday, December 22, 2019 at the Mary Anne Hale Pavilion at JFK Medical Center in Edison, surrounded by his loving family.
Born and raised in County Carlow, Ireland he resided in San Francisco CA before settling in Metuchen in 1970.
Larry was Head Custodian at St. Francis Cathedral in Metuchen, since 1970; where he was an active parishioner. He was also employed by Costello-Runyon Funeral Home.
He was predeceased by his brothers Patrick, Peter, Mick, Jimmy, Thomas and John; his sisters Rosie and Josie.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years Peggy ; Sons John Joe and his wife Theresa, Michael and his wife Debbie; daughter Margaret Moebus and her husband Phil; his grandchildren Leela, Emily, Evan, Kaitlyn, Amanda and Megan; a sister-in-law Ann. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and countless dear lifelong friends.
Visitation will be on Thursday, December 26, 2019 from 4-8 PM at the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home 568 Middlesex Ave. (RT 27) Metuchen. Services will take place on Friday, December 27, 2019 at 9:45 Am from the Funeral Home followed by a 10:15 AM Mass of Christian Burial at St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral; interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery of Metuchen. To send condolences please visit
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Francis Cathedral School Monsignor Richard A. Behl Scholarship Fund, 528 Main St. Metuchen, NJ 08840.




568 Middlesex Ave. (RT 27)
Metuchen, NJ US 08840
Thursday, December 26, 2019
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Mass of Christian Burial
St. Francis of Assisi Cathedral
32 Elm Ave
Metuchen, NJ US 08840
Friday, December 27, 2019
Hillside Cemetery
Lincoln Ave.
Metuchen, NJ US
Friday, December 27, 2019


Msgr Behl St. Francis School Endowment
528 Main St.
Metuchen, NJ US 08840




Joseph V. Costello, III. Owner/Manager NJ Lic. No. 3670 

© Copyright  2011-2020 Costello-Runyon Funeral Home and FuneralNet. & TA


Costello-Runyon Funeral Home
1225 Green St & Cooper Ave.
Iselin, New Jersey 08830
Phone: 732-283-0075

Infinite Menus, Copyright 2006, OpenCube Inc. All Rights Reserved.