Jane Elizabeth Kinney-Bruhn

Jane Elizabeth Kinney-Bruhn
03/21/1938 - 05/27/2024

Jane E. Kinney-Bruhn had a career as an educator most recently at Bonnie Brae School in Bernards Township, NJ.  She taught at the school for underserved and at-risk youth for 25 years.  A longtime Madison resident of almost 60 years, Jane E. Kinney-Bruhn, 86, died Monday, May 27, 2024, at 8 a.m. at her home in Madison, N.J.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation on Thursday, May 30, 2024 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Chatham.  Her Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated the following morning at 9:30 a.m. at St. Vincent Martyr Church, Green Village Road, in Madison. Interment will follow in St. Teresa’s Cemetery, Summit.

Born in the City of Orange, on March 21, 1938, Mrs. Bruhn was the daughter of the late Daniel and Betty Kinney. She lived in Newark, NJ for 20 years before moving to Madison in 1958.  She had been employed by Point Pleasant Board of Education, NJ; Madison Board of Education, NJ; and by Bonnie Brae School and taught children for almost 30 years in between raising a family of five children with her husband.

She attended Saint Vincent Academy in Newark, NJ for high school, graduated from Montclair State College with a Bachelor of Arts in Education and earned a Masters in Special Education Degree from William Paterson University.  Mrs. Bruhn was a member of St. Thomas More Church, St Vincent Church and a Eucharist Minister for the Church.  She was predeceased by her sister, Patricia Kinney-Curly, of Maplewood, NJ in 1995; Her husband, of almost 42 years, Arthur J. Bruhn in 2007 and is survived by her five children, Elizabeth Vacchiano of Madison, N.J., Arthur J. Bruhn Jr. of Morris Plains, N.J., Matthew H. Bruhn of Madison, N.J., Edward F. Bruhn of Franklin Lakes, N.J., and Andrew J. Bruhn Randolph, NJ. She was the grandmother of twelve grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jane’s name may be made to any Parkinson’s Foundation to help find a cure for this disease.

Funeral Home:
Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home
Visitation Hours:
Thursday, May 30, 2024 from 4pm to 7pm at Wm. A. Bradley & Son, 345 Main St. Chatham, NJ
Friday, May 31, 2024 at 9:30am, St. Vincent Martyr, 26 Green Village Rd. Madison, NJ- the Mass will be livestreamed at https://svmnj.org/mass-times
St. Teresa Cemetery, 136 Passaic Ave. Summit, NJ
Memorial Gifts:
In lieu of flowers, donations in Jane’s name may be made to any Parkinson’s Foundation to help find a cure for this disease.
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