Emma Marie Wynne, 1927- 2023.
“Mickey” Wynne of Short Hills, New Jersey, passed away peacefully at Lantern Hill in New Providence, New Jersey, January 28th. Mickey was a devoted and beloved daughter, sister, wife, mother, aunt, grandmother, and friend. She would have turned 96 this Spring.
Mickey is survived by son Michael Wynne and wife Louise of New Jersey; daughter Melissa Wynne and husband David Foster of Illinois; daughter Alison Wynne and husband John Nerges of Utah; son William Wynne Jr., of Florida; sister Ann Heuer of California; grandsons Michael C. Wynne, Jr.; Brian T. Wynne and wife Olivia Whalen; Matthew Wynne Foster and fiancé Jenna Wolfenson; and granddaughter Caroline Wynne Foster.
She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years Captain William E. Wynne, USN; older sister Aline Heuer; and youngest sister Edwina Zengerle.
Raised in Irvington, New Jersey, as the second of the four daughters of William and Emma Heuer, Mickey was extremely close to her sisters who forever affectionately called themselves “The Heuer Girls”. She worked as a teenager and young adult in her family’s floral business in Newark, New Jersey, leading to a lifelong love of flowers.
Mickey met the love of her life at Bradley Beach, New Jersey in 1946. They were married in April of 1950, launching on the adventure of being a Navy wife. Travelling the world as a devoted mother raising 4 children, Mickey engaged in service wherever it was needed. In Thailand she volunteered with indigenous Hill Tribes; in Hawaii she assisted in the resettlement of Vietnamese orphans; After returning to New Jersey she became a multi-decade volunteer with the Overlook Hospital Axillary and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008.
She was a lifelong patron of the Metropolitan Opera in New York City; The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra; and a member of the Central Presbyterian Church of Summit.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, February 2nd from 3-8 pm at the Bradley, Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, 299 Morris Ave. Summit, New Jersey.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 3rd at 10 am at the Central Presbyterian Church, 70 Maple Ave. Summit, New Jersey.
She will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband Bill at Arlington National Cemetery.
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