Mass of Christian Burial
Obituary of Irene Trent
Irene F. Trent, 72, of Dayton passed away on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Irene was born in Wilkes-Barre, PA and was a resident of Dayton, New Jersey for 25 years. She graduated from Misericorida College in 1968 with a degree in Elementary Education. She began her career as a teacher in Hillsborough, NJ and spent the majority of her teaching years at St. Ladislaus School in New Brunswick. She retired from teaching after spending 8 years at St. Augustine of Canterbury School in Kendall Park, where she also served as a Eucharistic Minister in the church. Irene was proud to receive the first Teacher of the Year Award for the Diocese of Metuchen. Irene was known for her generous spirit and kind, loving heart.
She is survived by her husband of 48 years, Edward Trent, daughters Victoria and Andrea, sister-in-law, Barbara Trent, son-in-law, Basel Kayyali, and beloved grandchildren, Madeleine and Alexander Kayyali.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 from 2-4 pm and 7-9 pm at M.J. Murphy Funeral Home, 616 Ridge Road at New Road, Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852.
The funeral will begin at 10:00 am on Thursday, September 27, 2018 at the funeral home. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30 am at St. Augustine of Canterbury Church, 45 Henderson Road, Kendall Park, NJ 08824. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Wyoming, PA on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 1 pm.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Augustine of Canterbury School, 45 Henderson Road, Kendall Park, NJ 08824.
616 Ridge Road
Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
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