Padilla,  Mary R.

Mary R. Padilla, 83 , died  02/28/2006 in  the House of the Good Shepherd, Hackettstown, NJ.  Mary lived in  Hackettstown, NJ for 2 years coming from Cocoa Beach, Florida where she lived for twenty years and was born in Aquadilla, Puerto Rico on 04/14/1922.

Husband/Wife of: Alfred Padilla, husband of 63 years

Son/Daughter of: the late Tiburcio and Maria (Martinez) Reyes

Survived By: Husband- Alfred Padilla of Hackettstown, NJ
Son- Dr. Alfred Padilla of Armonk, NY
Daughter- Joanne Egan of Hackettstown, NJ
Two Grandsons- Jay and Bryan Egan

Occupation: Mary previously worked as an Executive Secretary for the Vice President of the Xerox Latin American Group, Greenwich, CT. She had also worked many years as a bi-lingual Office Manager and Translator in several large corporations, retiring many years ago

Veteran Info: N/A

Additional Information:  Mary was a member of Abiding Peace Lutheran Church, Budd Lake, NJ and a former member of Church of the Resurrection in Cocoa Beach, FL. where she was a member of the Alter Society and established monthly fellowship dinners. She proudly served as a Sunday School Teacher in 2nd, 4th, and 7th grades as well as an adult bible class leader. She was a compassionate teacher and assistant at "Green Chimney's" of Brewster, NY which cared for abused and neglected children of the area. Most recently, she was a great supporter of local theater groups. She and her husband, Alfred, had traveled the world extensively. Lastly, while living at House of Good Shepherd, she created Friday Nite at the Movies.

Visitation: Sunday, 03/05/2006 from 1-3 and 6-8PM at Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Services: Sunday, 03/05/2006 at 7:00PM at Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840. A Memorial Service will be held in the Chapel at the House of the Good Shepherd, 798 Willow Grove St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840 on Monday, 03/06/2006 at 10:00AM-

In Lieu of Flowers: Memorial donations may be made to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Ave., Newton, NJ 07860 or House of the Good Shepherd, 798 Willow Grove St., Hackettstown, NJ 07840

Interment: Middle Patent Rural Cemetery, Banksville, NY on Tuesday, 03/07/2006 at 1:30PM