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Died: 07/10/2017
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Dorothy A. Cavanaugh JERSEY CITY - on July 10, 2017 passed away surrounded by her loving family. Dorothy now peacefully joins her loving husband and soul mate, the Honorable Robert F. Cavanaugh, Sr. in restful peace. Dorothy is survived by her son, former Jersey City Councilman, Robert F. Cavanaugh, Jr. and his wife Suzanne; her daughter Kathleen Corio and her husband Louis; her grandchildren, Samantha Stillwagon-Cavanaugh, Alyssa Corio, Maria Corio, Corinne Cavanaugh, Robert F. Cavanaugh, III, Louis Corio, Jr., great grandson, Gavin John Kavanagh, sister Louise Byrnes, brother-in-law Kenneth Cavanaugh and his wife AnnaMarie; sister-in-law, Patricia Lopez, and many nieces, nephews, and friends. Her parents, Charles and Lena Lopez and her brother, Anthony Lopez, also predecease her. Dorothy was 14 when she met her beloved husband and together they went on to share a love from which dreams are made. Dorothy retired from the City of Jersey City many years ago and also had former careers with Lightolier Co. and Keuffel & Esser (K&E of Hoboken, NJ). Dorothy was a graduate of Ferris High School and a past member of St. Paul’s Greenville Rosary Society. Dorothy was a long serving member of the Jersey City St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee and was proud to be a former Honorary Irishwoman of the Year. She was especially honored with being inducted with her beloved husband Robert as Charter Members of its Hall of Fame. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to a Jersey City Charity of your choice. The family would like to acknowledge the outstanding care Dorothy received from her doctors, John Dedousis and Victor Adaniels and the nurses and staff at the Bayonne Medical Center. They also wish to acknowledge the loving care provided by Compassionate Care Hospice. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Greenville Memorial Home, Jersey City. Everyone will gather at the Funeral home on Thursday morning at 9:00 a.m.; Funeral Mass, St. Paul the Apostle Church, 10:00 a.m.; Burial, Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, NJ.
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Dear Bobby, Kathy and Family, I am so sorry to hear of your mom's passing. There are so many fond memories of her. She was an amazing woman who I am happy to have know . I imagine your dad is happy to have her with him once again in heaven. They were a beautiful couple. I remember all the wonderful stories my parents shared when they lived in the same house when we were small children . As you know my mom is a dialysis patient and getting them to her wake is not feasible. Please know our thoughts , prayers and love are with you all . We love you Mrs. Cavanaugh and will miss you. Rest In Peace 💙
Debbie Amodio Regenye
Our deepest condolences to the Cavanaugh Family during this difficult time may God comfort you all and ease your pain knowing your Mom is now resting at peace in Heaven our love to you all. Myrna & Armando Marrero and family
Myrna Marrero
Dear Bob & Family, I am so sorry to hear your Mom passed... You can bet your Dad was there to Greet her with open arms.. Thoughts & Prayers, Linda & Al
Linda Gillette
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