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Calley, Anna Marie August 30, 1930 - May 19, 2023

Anna Marie Calley of Hackettstown, NJ died peacefully in her home with her family by her side. She was born in Camden, NJ on August 30, 1930.

Anna was a devoted daughter, wife, mother, mother-in-law, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, and friend.  She was the beloved daughter of Frank and Grace Nastasi; beloved wife of John Nicholas Calley; and dear sister to Esther Bertolino, Josephine Young, Joseph Nastasi, Umbert Nastasi, Frank Nastasi, and John Nastasi.

Anna is survived by her four adoring daughters, Grace C. MacAulay, Marion L. Wotasek, Lisa M. Reardon, and Cynthia A. Calley; three son-in-laws, Michael S. MacAulay, Ronald H. Wotasek, and Kevin M. Reardon; eight grandchildren, Ashley A. Syvertsen, David N. Syvertsen, John M. MacAulay, Julia M. MacAulay, Jessica M. MacAulay, Alexandra A. Reardon, Kevin M. Reardon, and Riley K. Reardon;  and great grandson Brock R. Syvertsen.

Everyone who was blessed to know Anna, adored her. She was an inspiration to us all.

Anna was loving, beautiful, kind, and selfless. Anna  loved to play golf, watch the NY Yankees win, and spend time with her family whom she cherished.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 from 4 -8pm at Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Thursday, May 25, 2023 at 11am at the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Hackettstown. The interment will immediately follow at Pequest Union Cemetery in Great Meadows.

For those who are desiring, donations can be made to Inspire Family Life Center, 51 Mt. Bethel Road, Warren, NJ 07059 in memory of Anna.


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    The Burnet Family says

    Even though we all know, it’s coming one day, we are never prepared to lose a parent. We are praying for your family. We love you.

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    So sorry to hear of your moms passing. I used to do her hair when you girls were little. I’ll always remember when Christmas came and she bought shampoos and conditioners for the stockings. She laughed when she yold me when I have kids don’t do stockings because it was so expensive lol She was a beautiful woman inside and out

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    Mike and Lori Chewkanes says

    Grace, we are so sorry to learn of you mom’s passing. We will keep your mom, you and your family in our prayers. While it will be hard, the sadness will surely disappear and be taken over by the happy memories that will shine through.

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    Mark Cunard says

    Grace, I am sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.

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    Barbara & Mike Muller says

    Marion, sincere sympathy in the loss of your Mom. She was like a second Mom to Karen. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

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