Mary E. McGarrity Barrett
Mary E. McGarrity Barrett of Pennington passed away on Saturday at the home of her daughter in Brick Twp.
Born in Trenton, she was a lifelong area resident.
Mrs. Barrett retired as an administrative assistant with the NJ State Police in West Trenton.
A graduate of Trenton High School and attended Trenton State College, she was a member of Trenton Junior League and an avid reader and bridge player.
Daughter of the late Arthur and Sadie Connolly McGarrity, wife of the late Richard T. Barrett, Sr. and mother of the late Chad Barrett, she is survived by 2 sons and 3 daughters-in-law, Richard T. Jr. and Mary W. Barrett of Hartsville, PA, Michael T. and Siobhan Barrett Newtown, PA and Eileen Barrett; 2 daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Michael O’Brien of Brick Twp., and Lisa and Stephen O’Neill of Ashland, MA; 13 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4 – 7pm at the M. William Murphy Funeral Home, 935 Parkway Ave., Ewing. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. James Church, 115 E. Delaware Ave., Pennington on Friday at 10am. Burial will follow in Ewing Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in her name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 3076 Princeton Pike Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 or www.cancer.org.
Posted on 08 Sep 2013 by MFH