Jo-Ann Feeney (née McGurk), 66, of Summit passed away on Monday, November 14, 2022. Jo-Ann was born in 1956 in New York City to Harry and Frances (Foody) McGurk and was raised in West Hempstead, NY. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass. She also received an MBA in Finance from Fordham University. She was a member and senior captain of the Holy Cross Women’s Swimming and Diving Team. After graduation, Jo-Ann pursued a career in banking in New York City. She ultimately left the business world to raise a family. She became a Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor.
Jo-Ann married Robert FX Feeney in 1982, and the two raised four boys in Summit. She was a parishioner of St. Teresa of Avila Parish in Summit. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children and being an active participant in all their lives. She spent many happy hours at school events, swim meets, football games and lacrosse games. She spent time with all of her children’s friends and their parents. Jo-Ann was a fun-loving and gregarious lady with a winning smile. She was loved and admired by all who knew her.
Jo-Ann is survived by her husband of 40 years, Robert, and her children, Brendan and his wife Ally of Summit; Kevin and his wife, Kate, of Summit; Daniel and his fiancée, Alyssa, of Hoboken; and Brian and his wife, Taylor, of New York. She also leaves her loving sister, Patrice McAuliffe, and her husband, Dan, of Darien, Connecticut, and her brother, Terrence, of Plainview, NY. She was preceded in death by her parents, Harry and Frances McGurk. She will also be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Declan and Conor, and by her many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, November 21, 2022 at 10:45 AM at St. Teresa of Avila Church, Summit. Interment at St. Teresa’s Cemetery. Visiting hours Sunday, 2 PM to 6 PM at Bradley, Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, 299 Morris Ave, Summit. Donations, in lieu of flowers, may be made to The Lewy Body Dementia Association or the College of the Holy Cross.