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Lucille M. Thornton ( nee Eckert ), 88, died Sunday, November 10, 2013 at the Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville. Born in Kearny, she lived in Harrison before moving to North Arlington in 1952. She worked as a secretary for Schriver & Company in Harrison before retiring. She was the beloved wife of the late Michael H. Thornton., the devoted mother of Michael J. Thornton and his wife Liz, the cherished grandmother of Cliff Thornton and Jessica Mettrick, the adored great-grandmother of Sophia, Luke, Victoria and Lila and the dear sister of Margie McDonough, Dolores Robertson, Muriel Donovan, Floyd and Gene Eckert. Funeral from the Parow Funeral Home 185 Ridge Rd., North Arlington on Wednesday, November 13th at 9 a.m. thence to Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington for the Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. The family will receive friends on Tuesday 4-8 p.m.

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