Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Elizabeth Lenart
Elizabeth Jane Lenart, 71, of Monmouth Junction passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
Born in Jersey City, NJ and was a resident in Port Reading before settling in Monmouth Junction. She worked as an office worker for Revlon Cosmetics, Edison. Elizabeth loved to travel by car to Florida and Canada with her husband. She traveled with St. Augustine of Canterbury Church organizations and church members to different parts of Europe to many religious locations.
Daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Moroney. She is survived by her husband Robert M. Lenart of 42 years.
Visitation will be on Thursday, July 19, 2018 from 6-9pm at M.J. Murphy Funeral Home, 616 Ridge Road at New Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on July 20, 2018 at 10am at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, 45 Henderson Road, Kendall Park, NJ 08824. Burial will follow in Resurrection Burial Park, Piscataway.
Obituary by Elizabeth's brother Paul Moroney:
BETTY WAS BORN IN JERSEY CITY IN 1947 TO THE PARENTS OF THOMAS AND MARY MORONEY. MARY'S PARENTS MIGRATED FROM POLAND DURING WWII. THOMAS PARENTS WERE FROM IRELAND.
IN HER EARLY YEARS, BETTY LIVED IN JERSEY CITY, MOVED TO CARTERET WITH HER FAMILY, AND THEN SETTTLED IN PORT READING,N.J. HER EARLY EMPLOYMENT INCLUDED PRUDENTIAL AND REVLON. SHE MARRIED HER HUSBAND ROBERT,A U.S. VETERAN IN 1976. EVENTUALLY SETTLING IN MONMOUTH JUNCTION N.J., SHE BECAME A MEMEBER OF ST.AUGUSTINE OF CANTEBURY ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH. SHE WORKED DILIGENTLY FOR THE CONSOLATA MISSIONS AND WAS A EUCHARISTIC MINISTER AT HER CHURCH. SHE WAS AN AVID CAT LOVER, REGULARLY ATTENDING ANIMAL EXPOS. SHE TRAVELED EXTENSIVELY WITH HER RELIGIOUS GROUPS (INCLUDING THE ST. LUCY PHILIPPINE SOCIETY) TO VARIOUS LOCATIONS INCLUDING POLAND,LOURDES,AND ROME.
SHE WAS A WELCOMING SOUL WHO HAD A BEAUTIFUL SMILE FOR ALL THOSE SHE MET. SHE TOOK LOVING CARE OF HER MOTHER, IN THE LAST YEARS OF HER LIVE IN A NURSING HOME; AS WELL AS HER FATHER (A WWII VETERAN) WHO SPENT THE LAST SIX MONTHS OF HIS LIFE IN THE SAME FACILITY. SHE FAITHFULLY VISITED THEM AND BROUGHT THEM COMMUNION.
SHE WILL BE LOVINGLY MISSED BY HER HUSAND ROBERT, BROTHERS THOMAS AND PAUL, THOMAS'S WIFE BETH AND HER NIECE SHAUNA EVANS AND HER HUSBAND JON. THE COMFORT I HAVE IN LOOSING MY SISTER BETTY, IS THAT AFTER A MONTH OF SUFFERING FROM CANCER, I SAW HER VISIBLE SMILE AS SHE PASSED INTO GOD'S HEAVENLY EMBRACE. REST WELL MY SISTER.
616 Ridge Road
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
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