Winifred Horgan

Obituary of Winifred Horgan

Winifred M. Horgan, passed away on Sunday, January 15, 2017. She shared 88 years of love and friendship with all who knew her. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, January 20th at 9:00 am at St. Mary’s Church, 15 Myers Ave., Denville. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover.

Winnie was born in Orange to the late Timothy and Winifred (nee Murray) Horgan. After attending St. Vincent Academy in Newark, she graduated from the College of St. Elizabeth and later earned her MA from Seton Hall University. She worked as an administrator for the Newark School system for many years. A longtime Bloomfield resident, Winnie relocated to Franciscan Oaks almost ten years ago. She enjoyed her time there as it afforded her new friendships and activities. She was a dear friend and colleague to many.

Winnie was predeceased by her dear friends, William McFadden and Msgr. James Cafone. She is survived by her devoted goddaughter, Regina Reilly. Special thanks must go to those who cared so tenderly for Winnie from Senior Care Services by Sharon.