Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.

Due to the COVID-19 virus, we are taking precautionary measures.


Kathleen B. Edgar, 70, a life-long Hoboken resident passed away peacefully at CarePointe Hoboken University Medical Center on Friday, June 28, 2019. Kathy was a former retired unit clerk with St. Mary’s Hospital for many years.  Surviving is her only son, Hoboken Police Officer, John Cirillo and his wife Candice, a brother, retired Hoboken Police Captain, Dennis Edgar and his wife Carol, a sister Doris Marchesani. Also surviving are many cherished nieces and nephews. Kathy was predeceased by her parents, Doris A. Murphy and John Edgar, a brother Retired Hoboken Police Lt. Robert Edgar.  Kathy was the endeared step-daughter of the late Joseph Goglicci, and the long-time companion of Hoboken Police Officer, Richard Lynskey.

Funeral Mass will be offered at St. Ann R.C. Church, Hoboken on Tuesday at 10:00 AM.  Visitation will be held at the Failla-McKnight Memorial Home on Monday, July 1, beginning at 4 PM and concluding at 9 PM.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Kathleen’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  Envelopes will be provided.  Valet parking available in rear of funeral home off Sixth Street.

Please be advised that we are open & available to serve you during your time of need following temporary guidelines set forth under NJ Executive order 107.

In order to comply with the new regulations, we are requesting that all funeral gatherings & visitations do not exceed 10 people.

We encourage friends of the family to visit our obituaries page to send condolences online. Funeral arrangements can be made via telephone and email to limit exposure. Cemeteries are also required to follow health code restrictions concerning attendance at interments and entombments.

We continue to receive updated information from the Federal Government, Center for Disease Control, and the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association to ensure that the information provided is current.

To inquire about more information visit cdc.gov/coronavirus.