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Elizabeth Walker

Elizabeth Walker

Monday, July 2nd, 1934 Wednesday, July 15th, 2020

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Obituary for Elizabeth "Betty" Walker (Curran)

Elizabeth Curran Walker (Betty), 86, of Berkeley Heights, NJ, died Wednesday July 15, 2020 at CareOne in Wall, NJ.

Betty was born in New York, NY, the daughter of Thomas and Mary (Kennedy) Curran. She was raised in Springfield and had been a resident of Berkeley Heights for many years. She graduated from The College of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, NJ with a BA in English and went on to earn a Master’s Degree in Library Science from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ. She worked as a Research and Reference Librarian for Schering Plough, Merck, Ortho, and Johnson & Johnson. Betty was an avid birder and enjoyed spending time at Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge. Betty is survived by her husband, Frank, her son David and his wife Meghan, and her beloved grandchildren Grace and Jack, all of Oceanport, NJ. She was predeceased by her siblings, Thomas Curran Jr. and Sister Rosalie Curran, Sister of Charity.

Visitation will take place at O’Brien Funeral Home, 2028 Hwy. 35, Wall, on Thursday July 23, 2020, from 9-10:30 AM. The funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Teresa of Calcutta Parish, St. Elizabeth Church, 424 Lincoln Ave., Avon, NJ at 11 AM on Thursday, followed by burial at St. Anne Cemetery, Wall. In lieu of flowers, donations in Betty’s memory may be made to Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station, NJ, via www.scnj.org, or to Friends of Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, via www.friendsofgreatswamp.org. For directions or to send condolences, visit www.obrienfuneralhome.com.

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  • Visitation

    Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 | 9:00am - 10:30am
    O'Brien Funeral Home - Wall
    2028 NJ-35
    WALL, NJ
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    Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
    9:00am - 10:30am
  • Service

    Thursday, July 23rd, 2020 | 11:00am
    St. Elizabeth's Church, Avon by the Sea
    424 Lincoln Ave.
    AVON BY THE SEA, NJ
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    Thursday, July 23rd, 2020
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Rev. Dean Gaudio
  • Interment

    St. Anne's Cemetery
    1610 Allenwood Road
    WALL, NJ
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Kelley, Kristen & Mark, Mare & Tom, Mel & John, Su sent flowers to the family of Elizabeth "Betty" Walker (Curran).
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Kelley, Kristen & Mark, Mare & Tom, Mel & John, Su sent flowers to the family of Elizabeth "Betty" Walker (Curran).
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Maddie Geddes Soales

My mother, Jean Geddes, was Betty's friend from Springfield. Betty was always so good at checking in with Jean during her later years. Betty was so kind and thoughtful. She was a wonderful friend to Jean. I am sure that she will be greatly missed.
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I hope that the Memorial Tree will be the home of many birds and team with life!! Good bye Aunt Betty!!
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