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A funeral mass was held June 29 at St. Mary’s of the Assumption, Deal for Margaret Kealy Micucci of West Allenhurst. A wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, she died peacefully at New York Presbyterian Hospital on June 25 at 64 years old. Born and raised in Jersey City, daughter of the late Joseph V. and Eleanor (McGee) Kealy and one of five siblings, she settled and raised her own family with her husband, Nicholas, in Loch Arbour and Allenhurst over the past 35 years. Margaret was a graduate of St. Dominic Academy, St. Peter's College and Montclair State University. She then worked loyally for the Jersey City Board of Education for 33 years as first a teacher then later as a Learning Consultant on the preschool child study team where she resolutely advocated for numerous children and their families. Not one to sit idly, after retiring from education, Margaret began and enjoyed a new career in real estate. She was a member of St. Mary's Church in Deal. Patient, funny, generous and kind, Margaret had numerous friends and was loved by many. After learning of her cancer diagnosis, she kept calm and carried on with plans to both battle the disease and remain a strong presence in the lives of her family and friends, all of whom will miss her. Margaret is survived by her husband of 42 years, Nicholas; their children, daughter, Leigh Jablonski, her husband, Jeff and their daughters, Hannah and Jill, her little loveys, all of Wall Township; and her son, Joseph (JP) Micucci of Ocean Township; Margaret is predeceased by her brother, Joseph V. Kealy, Jr. and is survived by three siblings: brother, Robert Kealy and his wife, Marie of Morristown; brother, Frank Kealy of Jersey City and sister, Elizabeth O'Rourke and her husband, Lawrence of Allenhurst, as well as her much-loved nieces, nephews and cousins. Services arranged by Buckley Funeral Home, Asbury Park.
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