Ellen P. Cunningham
Ellen P. Cunningham, 85, of Pennington, passed away peacefully on Sunday, December 28, 2014 at Capital Health Systems – Hopewell surrounded by her loving family.
She was born in North Plainfield, NJ, where she resided until moving to Pennington, NJ in 1998.
Ellen graduated from St. Joseph’s Hospital School of Nursing in Paterson, NJ as a Registered Nurse. After raising her family, she worked for 15 years as a Certified Occupational Health Nurse for Prudential Life Insurance Co., in Parsippany, NJ, where she retired in 1992.
Ellen was a devoted wife and mother who loved to travel, read, and enjoy time with her family and friends. Her zest to live life to the fullest will be missed.
Daughter of the late Grace McKenna and Stephen Bogusky, wife of the late John Joseph Cunningham Jr., mother of the late John Cunningham III, and sister of the late Joseph and Jack McKenna, she is survived by her three daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Andrew Kinsey, Jean and Robert Griffiths, Maureen and Gregory Robb; two sons and daughters-in-law, Mark and Kay Cunningham, Paul and Pam Cunningham; 11 grandchildren; two beloved sisters-in-law, Dorothy Hribar and Cathy McKenna; and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.
A memorial Mass and celebration of Ellen’s life will be held at St. James Church, 115 E. Delaware Ave., Pennington, NJ 08534 on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at 12:00 noon.
Arrangements are by the M. William Murphy Funeral Home 935 Parkway Ave., Ewing, NJ 08818.
Posted on 05 Jan 2015 by MFH