Ann Marie Howard, 73, of Toms River and formerly of West Orange, New Jersey passed on November 18, 2021.
Ann was born on March 21, 1948, in Orange, New Jersey. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Luigi and Lena (nee Cirillo) Raymond.
She went through the Orange School Systems and furthered her education at Drake Business School, Orange, NJ. Ann worked for Monroe as a computer operator for many years and later worked for West Orange Schools as a cafeteria worker.
Ann was an avid cook who hosted Sunday family dinners. Ann Marie was enjoying life at the Jersey Shore with her two sons William Jr. and Douglas A. and her cherished dog, Patches who loved going for car rides. She liked rooting for the Philadelphia Eagles and was always sitting by the beach enjoying the breeze. Ann Marie loved having her delicious Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and jelly cookies from her favorite Italian Bakery up the road from her house. Ann was also a member of the Bloomfield Columbiettes.
Ann was predeceased by her beloved husband, William and aunt, Maria Teresa Cirillo. She was the loving mother of William Jr and Douglas Howard.
A visitation will be held on Sunday, November 28, 2021 from 2:00-7:00 pm at Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home, 49 Whippany Road, Whippany, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:15 am on Monday, November 28, 2021. An interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Cancer Society.