In Memoriam




Kathleen M. Grogan, 59, of Howell, died Wednesday, March 4, 2009, at Ocean Medical Center, Brick. Mrs. Grogan was a supervisor/manager of ground transportation for the NJ/NY Port Authority at Newark Airport Terminals in Newark. She worked for the Port Authority for over 30 years up until her passing.

She received her BS at St. John University in Staten Island and then received her MA at LaSalle University in Philadelphia Pa. She was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Howell Elks #2515 and was a communicant of St. William the Abbott, Howell, where she was a lecture and former choir member. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., she lived in the Eltonville section of Staten Island and briefly in Bayonne before moving to Howell 31 years ago.

Surviving are her loving husband of 31 years, John Patrick Grogan Jr.; her parents, Robert and Mary Grady of Staten Island; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Robert and Fran Grady of Toms River, and Dennis and Andrea Grady of Oceanside, Long Island, N.Y.; and a sister, Susan Haley of Howell. She also leaves many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 6,2009 at the O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 7, 2009 at St. William the Abbott R.C. Church, Howell. Interment will be held privately.

Copyright 2009 Asbury Park Press

From:     HR Broadcast 
Sent:      Friday, March 06, 2009 1:05 PM

Her friends at the Port Authority were saddened to learn of the passing of Kathleen Grogan on March 4, 2009.  She is survived by her husband, John Grogan.

Mrs. Grogan joined the Port Authority on October 1, 1979.  At the time of her death, she held the position of General Operations Supervisor at Newark Liberty International Airport.

Friends will be received at The O'Brien Funeral Home, 505 Burnt Tavern Road, Brick, NJ from 2-4pm and 7-9pm on Friday, March 6, 2009.  A funeral mass will be held at St. William the Abbott Church, 2740 Lakewood Allenwood Road, Howell, NJ at 10am on Saturday, March 7, 2009.

Christopher O. Ward
Executive Director
Port Authority of NY & NJ



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