Margaret Cundari

Margaret H. Cundari (Hagen)

Wednesday April 7, 1920 - Thursday December 19, 2019
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Former 50-year resident of Nutley

Margaret H. Cundari, 99, of Bryson City, North Carolina, passed away on Dec. 19, 2019.

The oldest of six children, Mrs. Cundari was born in Newark on April 7, 1920. She attended Good Counsel High School in Newark and The Drake Business School. She was married for 62 years to the late August F. Cundari, a World War II veteran and civic leader. He also was an orchestra leader for many years, starting in the swing era of the 1930s and through the 1980s.

She was the administrative assistant to the senior vice president of research at Hoffman-LaRoche for most of her career before retiring in 1990. Prior to that she worked as secretary to the headmaster of St. Benedict’s Preparatory School for 10 years.

A loving and gentle mother, grandmother and great grandmother, she was a devout Catholic and member of the St. Mary’s Rosary Society as well as a Cub Scout den mother in Nutley.

Mrs. Cundari is survived by her sons Richard and his companion, Mary Ward, of Sea Girt and Frank and his wife Marje of Bryson City, North Carolina.

She will also be dearly missed by her grandchildren and their families: Kathleen Agesen, her husband, Michael, and their children Morgan and Michael; Robert Cundari and his sons Craig and Thomas; Susan Ende, her husband, Eric, and their children Samantha and Hailey; and Karen Cundari Berger, her husband, Brian LichtenBerger, and their children Clark, Jack and Avery.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 27, 2019 at St. Mary’s Church in Nutley at 11 a.m.

The interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in No. Arlington.

Visitors will be received at the S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home 267 Centre St., Nutley on Friday morning rom 8:30 am until 10:30 am.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 | 8:30am - 10:30am
    Friday, December 27th, 2019 8:30am - 10:30am
    S.W. Brown & Son Funeral Home
    267 Centre Street
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
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  • Service

    Friday, December 27th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Friday, December 27th, 2019 11:00am
    St. Mary's Church
    17 Monsignor Owens Place
    NUTLEY, NJ 07110
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  • Interment

    Holy Cross Cemetery
    340 Ridge Road
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