A funeral service took place May 11 at St. Catharine’s Church, Spring Lake, for Maurice ‘Recie’ Grzelak, 89, of Wall. She died May 7, at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, Neptune. Born in Jersey City, Recie was a graduate of St. Bridget Grammar School, St. Aloysius High School and Jersey City State Teachers College. She taught at Our Lady of Victories School, Jersey City, for 26 years and loved it. Recie was an avid reader. A few years ago she started a log of the books that she had recently read. At last count it was 2,201 and one half. She was predeceased by her husband, William, in 1979. She is survived by her children, Michael Grzelak and his wife Sherry Stieve, W. Timothy Grzelak, and Ellen Grzelak and her companion James Johnson. She is also survived by her cats Kerry, Clare and Stephen. Services arranged by the O’Brien Funeral Home, Wall.