Passing of Kathleen Donnelly

PER Roger Donnelly’s window passed away on Monday. Visitation will be on July 9 at DeMarco with a funeral on Saturday, July 10.

Obituary of Kathleen Donnelly

Kathleen (Haggerty) Donnelly, 85, passed away Monday July 5, 2021 at her home in Monroe Township surrounded by her family.

Kathleen was born in Newark NJ to Thomas L. and Louise Haggerty. She resided in Harrison before moving to Monroe Township in 2005. Kathleen worked for Prudential Insurance for 38 years as a financial specialist until her retirement in 1991. She traveled extensively with her late Husband, Roger L. Donnelly Sr., and was a great supporter of many charities throughout her life.

Kathleen is predeceased by her parents, Thomas L. and Louise Haggerty, her husband Roger J. Donnelly Sr., as well as her stepson, Roger Donnelly Jr. She is survived by her brother, Thomas Haggerty of Monroe Township, and her sister Sharon Meola of New Providence NJ. Kathleen is also survived by her granddaughter, Jacqueline and great granddaughter, 2 stepdaughters; currently residing in Alaska, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held at the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home, 205 Rhode Hall Road, Monroe Township on July 9, 2021 at 2:00pm-4:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm and July 10, 2021, at 9:00am-9:30am. A funeral Liturgy will be held on July 10,2021 at Nativity of Our Lord R.C. Church, 185 Applegarth Road, Monroe Township at 10:00am. Burial will be immediately following at Holy Cross Cemetery located at 340 Ridge Road, North Arlington, NJ.

In lieu of flowers please feel free to donate to a charity of one’s choice in memory of Kathleen.

Elks Scholarship Opportunities: June 2020

There are two scholarships that are still available for New Jersey Elks. The first is the New Jersey Elks Family Scholarship; this is a one-year, $750 scholarship that is available to children, step-children, grandchildren, great-grand children of New Jersey Elks. Applicants can be graduating high school or are in their first three years of college. Applications are due June 30.

The next scholarship is the New Jersey Elks Vocational Scholarship which is a one-time award of $1,000. This scholarship is for students who are pursuing a certificate or credential in a vocational or technical program. Applicants must be United States citizens and New Jersey residents who have earned a high school diploma or GED within the last year. Applications are due on June 15.

Additional information and applications can be found on the lodge website at Questions should be directed to Scholarship committee chairperson Joe DeBonis.

Services for Brother Bob Wilmer, PDD

To All 2180 Members:

A Grand Lodge funeral service for PDD Robert Wilmer performed by South Central District PDDs will be held in the lodge hall on Friday, December 27 at 4:30 pm.

The family will be available for condolences at 3:30 pm. Food will be served after the services.

Please attend to pay your respects to our Brother Bob who served our lodge for so many years and was friend to all. He will be sadly missed.

Ellen Quinlan
Exalted Ruler