Margaret Claeys passed away on Friday, January 20, 2012. She was 86.
Born in Scranton, PA to Joseph and Helen Meehan, Margaret was employed by the Wrights Co. in Paterson as a blueprint clerk. She later worked as a stock room clerk for Meyer Brothers department store in Paterson and Wayne. She was a lifelong resident of Paterson and most recently resided at the St. Jospeh's Home for the Elderly in Totowa, NJ.
Margaret is survived by her sons, John and his wife Regina of Hewitt and James and his wife Barbara of West Milford; her daughter, Rosemary Claeys of Wayne; her sister, Lorraine Moore of Fair Lawn and her grandchildren, Laurabeth and Patrick Claeys. She was predeceased by her husband, John and her sister, Dorothy Seymour.
The family will receive visitors at the M.John Scanlan Funeral Home in Pompton Plains on Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. A second visitation will be held from 9:30-10:30 a.m. on Thursday in the chapel of the St. Joseph's Home, 140 Shepherd Lane, Totowa. A funeral Mass will be celebrated after that visitation at 10:30 a.m. in the chapel. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Totowa.