Ann Eckert


5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday, October 22, 2012
Oakland Memorial Home
330 Ramapo Valley Road
Oakland, New Jersey, United States


9:30 am
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
117 Franklin Ave
Oakland, New Jersey, United States


Garden of Memories Mausoleum
Washington Twp
New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Ann Eckert

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Ann, E. Eckert, 88, a long time resident of Oakland, NJ passed away on 10/17/2012 at Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff, NJ. Born in Jersey City, NJ on July 13, 1924, she was the daughter of the late John "Rudy" and Anna ( nee Yore) McCarthy. She married Russell H. Eckert on June 21, 1945. She is predeceased by her loving husband, Russell H. Eckert and four siblings; John McCarthy, Helen Fisher, Mary Dixon, and Florence Kroeper. She was an excellent seamstress, a friendly Avon lady, and worked at Felsway Corp. and K&E in Accounting. She was a loving devoted wife, a caring, patient mother and grandmother great-grandmother, a favorite aunt and good friend who always gave to others selflessly. She is survived by her 4 children. Dr. Richard R. and his wife, Merrily Eckert of Roanoke VA; Kenneth G. and his wife Lee Anne Eckert of Sun City Center, FL; Carol A. Fafara of West Milford NJ; and Steven C. and his wife Terri Eckert of Chester NY. , 12 grandchildren Scott Lasater, Dr. Felicity Vanke, Vanessa Case, A. Robert Adams, Ryan Ritter, Christopher and Tim Eckert, Jessica, Shawn and Michael Fafara, Maddison and Samantha Valentine, 5 great-grandchildren; one sister, Cathy Rogan and many nieces and nephews. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. Friends and relatives will be received on Monday from 5-9 PM at the Oakland Memorial Home, 330 Ramapo Valley Road, Oakland, New Jersey 07436. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 117 Franklin Ave Oakland NJ 07436 on Tuesday at 9:30 AM Interment at Garden 0f' Memories Pascack Rd Washington Township NJ07976 immediately following. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to the Oakland First Aid Squad P.O. Box 5 Oakland, NJ 07436. For additional information, directions, or condolences please visit
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