Mary Rochford, 89, of Madison, New Jersey passed away on Monday, December 21, 2015 at Morristown Medical Center.
Mary was born on July 10, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank and Catherine Reilly. She was a graduate of Chestnut Hill College, Philadelphia, PA where she was elected to Kappa Gamma Pi.
Mary was a long-time resident of Madison, NJ for over 60 years. She was a parishioner of St. Vincent Martyr Church where she was a member of Rosary Society and Mother’s Club. She was also a member of the Thursday Morning Club and the Madison Golf Club.
She was predeceased by her cherished husband of 60 years, Edward P. Rochford and her son, Frank Rochford. She is survived by her beloved son, Edward F. Rochford of CA, daughter-in-law’s; Janis Rochford of CA and Kathleen Preacher of Summit, NJ, special nieces; Catherine Collins and Ann Fort and their families, and very close cousins. She is predeceased by her sister, Helen Grunewald.
A visitation will be held on Tuesday, December 29, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. & 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Wm. A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home, 345 Main Street, Chatham, NJ 07928. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at St. Vincent Martyr Church, 26 Green Village Road, Madison, NJ 07940. An interment will follow in St. Vincent’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be directed in Mary’s name to Madison Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 29 Prospect St, Madison, NJ 07940 or charity of your choice.