Margaret Elizabeth Maloney, née Cooney, entered into rest on May 24, 2022, at Hoboken University Medical Center, after a short illness. Born to Thomas and Nora Cooney née Elwood on June 4th, 1937 in Hoboken, NJ, she was a homemaker and remained a proud lifelong resident of Hoboken.
Margaret (Marge) was a devoted follower of Christ and a dedicated and loyal member of Our Lady of Grace Roman Catholic Church (OLG) for the entirety of her life, missing not a single weekly service until Covid-19 rendered her unable to. Margaret volunteered many years at OLG’s weekly bingo, cementing her charitable faithfulness to her parish.
Marge enjoyed many game shows and the show Survivor. Don’t call Marge between the hours of 7pm and 8pm because she was watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune. Also a longtime lover of Broadway shows and country music, a couple of Marge’s highlights were visiting Branson, Missouri and separately, the Grand Ole Opry, a trip gifted by her son Robert in honor of her 75th birthday. But nothing brought more joy to Marge than seeing the smiles on her boys’ faces when her and their dad took them on their multiple trips to Disney World throughout their childhood.
In addition to her doting son Robert Maloney and his fiancée Melissa, of Belleville, NJ, her memory shall remain eternal by her devoted son Douglas Maloney, at home, and her cherished only grandchild Nora Elizabeth Maloney, of Bloomfield, NJ. She was united in holy matrimony on September 9th, 1961, to her loving husband of 52 years, Robert A. Maloney, predeceased on October 21, 2013. She is also fondly remembered by many nieces, nephews, and friends. Marge was also preceded in death by her brother Thomas J. Cooney.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May 31st from 3pm-7pm at Failla Funeral Home 533 Willow Ave., Hoboken, NJ 07030, (201) 659-0082. A funeral mass will be offered at Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken at 10am on Wednesday, June 1st. Entombment will follow at Holy Cross Mausoleum, North Arlington.
In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Margaret’s name to Our Lady of Grace Church, Hoboken, NJ which directly funds a local homeless shelter in Hudson County.