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Mary Jo Kurtz

Mary Jo Kurtz

Tuesday, June 7th, 1949 Wednesday, January 9th, 2019

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Obituary for Mary Jo Kurtz (Dougherty)

KURTZ, Mary Jo (nee Dougherty) – 69, of Franklin Lakes passed away on January 9, 2019. Born in Painesville, Ohio she lived in Wyckoff before moving to Franklin Lakes in 1999. A graduate of Villa Angela Academy in Cleveland and Ursuline College in Pepper Pike, she taught high school for several years.

Mary Jo began her career as Director of Community Relations at the Christian Health Care Center in Wyckoff, she was then an Administrator at Van Dyk Health Care in Ridgewood for 27 years. She then owned and operated Elderful Family Solutions before becoming an Administrator at Care One Health Care of Paramus. She was currently an Administrator of the Ascend Concierge in Paramus.

Beloved wife of Douglas Kurtz of Franklin Lakes. Devoted mother of Anne Marie Kosar of Stratford, CT. Cherished daughter of the late J. Russell and Margaret M. (nee Parks) Dougherty. Loving sister of Sheila Day and Paul D. Dougherty.
Dear aunt of Russell J. Day and his wife Diana and grand-aunt of Henry R. Day.
She is also survived by several loving cousins.

The family will receive family and friends on Monday from 4-7 pm followed by a 7 pm service at Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home, 530 High Mountain Road, Franklin Lakes. Interment All Souls Cemetery, Chardon, Ohio.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Mary Jo’s memory to https://www.flushinghouse.com or a charity of your choice.


For further information please visit www.vpmemorial.com or call us at (201) 891-4770.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 14th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home
    530 High Mountain Road
    FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, January 14th, 2019
    4:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Service

    Monday, January 14th, 2019 | 7:00pm
    Vander Plaat-Vermeulen Memorial Home
    530 High Mountain Road
    FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Monday, January 14th, 2019
    7:00pm
    Officiant
    Rev. Lou Kilgore

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Janice Dorazio and Hilary Foreman, Hadi and Laurie, and others have sent flowers to the family of Mary Jo Kurtz (Dougherty).
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Janice Dorazio and Hilary Foreman, Hadi and Laurie, and others have sent flowers to the family of Mary Jo Kurtz (Dougherty).
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Elgin Gregory

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I too have lost a loved one to death and well know the pain you may be experiencing. If you are a Bible reader you may find comfort in God’s promise of a resurrection found at Acts 24:15 “And I have hope toward God, which hope these men also look forward to, that there is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and the unrighteous.”

In addition the Bible assures us there will be no more death, pain or crying. (In the future) Revelation 21:4.

I sincerely hope this will bring you comfort now and in the future.
Comment | Posted at 10:55pm via Condolence
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Jan & Rick

I am heart-broken to have lost such a dear sweet friend. I will always remember all the good times we've shared and every time I put my toes in the sand I will think of you. Rest in peace...you will be truly missed. Love Jan & Rick
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Thomas Donch

Doug and Family my condolences to you and your family on your loss. Mary Jo zest for life was so contagious. May she rest in peace in the arms of Our Lord. Lion Tom Donch
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Hadi and Laurie

There are no goodbyes my dear friend. You will always be in our hearts. We will miss you so much and our daily chats . Rest In Peace MJ
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