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“Virginia knew me for many years as a member of St. Cecilia, as a Sunday School teacher, as a Eucharist Minister, and volunteer for many programs at...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Alexander C. Garcia - Kearny, NJ

“I worked with Virginia on several activities when I lived in Kearny and saw her in church frequently. She was a devout, generous and wonderful woman...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Donald H. Dalzell - Lakewood, NJ

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Jj

“Rest in peace Virginia,knew each for many years,also fondly remember Paul ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: john walsh - belleville, NJ

“You were a great mother-in-law to me and an even better Grandmother to my children. You will truly be missed by so many people. RIP ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Dawn Bannon - Kearny, NJ

“I'm so sorry fit your loss. May you find comfort in God at this difficult time. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

Virginia Bannon (Shaw), 75, passed away on November 29, 2016 at Select Specialty Hospital, Rochelle Park, NJ. Relatives and friends are invited to meet for the Funeral Mass on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. in St. Cecilia Church, 120 Kearny Avenue, Kearny, NJ. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ. Virginia was born in Jersey City, NJ and was a lifelong resident of Kearny. She was a Human Resource Administrator for Wilkata Box Company in Kearny for 35 years, retiring in 2002. St. Cecilia Church was Virginia's second home. She worked in the office as a receptionist. As a volunteer, she ran the Food Pantry; served on the Bereavement Team; was a member of the RCIA and served as a Eucharist Minister. Ms. Bannon also gave her time to Literacy Volunteers of America, the American Red Cross in Nutley, NJ and the Archdioceses of Newark, Protecting God's Children. She is survived by two children, John M. Bannon and Joann McNeill (Harry); six grandchildren, Kaitlin, Cynthia and Paul Bannon and Eddie Boyarko, Jr. and Ryan and Amanda McNeill and two great grandchildren, Raelyn McNeill and Mia Sanchez. She was predeceased by her husband Paul and her son Edward and one sister, Joan Poplaski No visiting hours. In lieu of flowers the family suggests contributions to the St. Cecilia Food Pantry.

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