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George J. McKenna
April 27, 2023
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George J. McKenna, 81 of Harrison, NJ entered peacefully into eternal rest on Thursday April 27, 2023.
The funeral will be conducted from the Mulligan Funeral Home, 331 Cleveland Ave. Harrison, NJ 07029 on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at 9:15am. A funeral mass will be offered at Holy Cross Church, Harrison at 10am. Friends and relatives may visit on Monday, May 1, from 3pm to 7pm and, Tuesday after 8:45am. His entombment will follow in Holy Cross Chapel Mausoleum, North Arlington.
If you would like to send a condolence message to his family, please visit www.mulliganfh.com
Born in Newark, George was a lifelong resident of Harrison. George dedicated 38 years of service to the NJ Turnpike Authority before retiring in 2003. He was a proud member of the Al Cifelli Association and was their Irishman of the Year in 2012. George was a parishioner of Holy Cross Church, a former member of the Harrison Lions Club and the Knights of Columbus, the town of Harrison’s Zoning board and Planning board. George was an avid fan of the NY Giants, NY Yankees, Rutgers football and Notre Dame Football. George and the old timers from Cifelli’s always enjoyed their NY Giants road trips.
George is survived by his wife of 51 years, Marilyn (Kulish), his children Patricia and her husband Lou Pacheco and their children Olivia & Brenden, Michael and his wife Alison, and their children Liam, Jack & Rory and Thomas and his fiancée Therese, and their son Dempsy and many close family and friends.
Please OMIT flowers. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Camp Fatima of New Jersey www.campfatimanj.org, in loving memory of George.