Friday, March 14, 2025

Mary E. Mooney (nee Daly) passed away peacefully on November 25, 2022. The daughter of John Daly and Sarah Caffrey Daly, and the wife of James Mooney, she was born and raised in Newark, working at Prudential before having her children and then working at Our Lady of Good Counsel where her children attended school. She proudly served as a Newark District leader for the Democratic Party. She spent the later half of her life in her second home, Ocean Gate, NJ where she and her beloved husband Jim spent summers with their family before moving down permanently. She was an active member of Ocean Gate Civic Club, Senior Club, Ocean Gate Historical Society, and surrounded by wonderful friends and neighbors.

She was an active and passionate member of the Irish community, and was a member of the Giblin Association, Cryan Association, Nugent Association, Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee, and many others. She was honored by

the Ancient Order of the Hibernians, and served as the Deputy Grand Marshall for the Nutley St. Patrick’s Day Parade, but her proudest accomplishment was serving as the President of the Women of Irish Heritage for several years.

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