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Mary "Peg" M. Reilly Christensen

September 30, 1924 ~ September 10, 2017 (age 92)

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September 15, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
The Gundrum Service
237 Bordentown Ave.
South Amboy, NJ 08879

Mass of Christian Burial
September 16, 2017

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Church
256 Augusta Street
South Amboy, NJ 08879

September 16, 2017

St. Mary's Cemetery
Washington Avenue
South Amboy, NJ 08879

Mary Margaret “Peg” Reilly Christensen, 92, of South Amboy passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at McAuley Hall Health Center, Watchung. Peg was born in South Amboy and proudly called it home for all of her life. A dedicated homemaker, devoted wife and loving Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, Peg was a member of St. Mary’s R.C. Church, South Amboy and also enjoyed playing cards, dancing and sharing stories and laughter with her cherished family and friends.

Daughter of the late Matthew and Mary Reilly she is also predeceased by her beloved husband Robert W. Christensen and dear sister Elizabeth “Betty” Pawlowski. She is survived by her son Eric Christensen and daughter-in-law Annemarie of South Amboy; her daughters Roberta “Robin” Hughes of Broomall, Pennsylvania and Sr. Maureen Christensen, RSM of Wall; her grandchildren Matthew Christensen, his wife Carrie and son Hunter, Nicole Turner, her husband Ryan, Ryan Christensen, Robert W. Hughes, his husband Matthew Sroda and Meghan Thomer, her husband Brian and children Kaleigh and Aidan.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday September 16, 2017 at 9:15am from The Gundrum Service “Home For Funerals” 237 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy followed by a 10am Mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary’s R.C. Church, South Amboy. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 to 8pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to McAuley Hall Health Center, 1633 U.S. Highway 22, Watchung, NJ 07069 or Alzheimer’s New Jersey, 400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251, Denville, NJ 07834.

Charitable donations may be made to:

McAuley Hall Health Center
1633 U.S. Highway 22, Watchung NJ 07069

Alzheimer's New Jersey
400 Morris Avenue, Suite 251, Denville NJ 07834

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