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

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


Sharon A. Urspruch, 59, of Phillipsburg, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Bethlehem, PA. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey. She was employed as a Health Care Worker. She leaves to mourn her passing, her husband Michael Ward, her loving daughter Kendra, a brother Robert Urspruch, three cherished sisters, Carol Ellis, Barbara Urspruch-Westdyk, Catherine Holt and nine nieces and nephews.

Her Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, June 24, 2019, 10AM at St. Ann RC Church, 704 Jefferson Street, Hoboken, New Jersey. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington, New Jersey. Visitation for Sharon will be on Sunday, June 23rd, 2PM – 4PM and 7PM – 9PM at Failla-McKnight Memorial Home, 533 Willow Avenue, Hoboken. Valet parking available in rear of memorial home off Sixth Street.


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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.