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Longtime Fair Haven Resident, Miriam Quirk Lockwood, Dies at 95

Services begin today — Friday

Miriam Lockwood (Photo: Courtesy of Thompson Memorial Home)
Miriam Lockwood (Photo: Courtesy of Thompson Memorial Home)

Longtime Fair Haven resident Miriam Quirk Lockwood passed away peacefully at Riverview Medical Center on Tuesday, Jan. 14. She was 95.

Born in Jersey City, Miriam was a graduate of Dickerson High School. She had an early career as secretary for Universal Studios in New York City.

On April 18, 1944 she married Lt. Charles N. Lockwood, of Leonardo. The couple moved to Fair Haven in 1950 with her family.

An active member of the Church of the Nativity, Fair Haven, she was past president of the Altar-Rosary Society. Miriam volunteered at the Pastoral Care, Chaplains Office at Riverview Medical Center and at Birthright in Red Bank.

She was predeceased by: her husband of 48 years, Charles, in 1992, and a son, Brian.

She is survived by: three children, Sharon Lockwood Addison (Ken), of Maryland, Charles N. Lockwood (Melinda), of Missouri, and Mark F. Lockwood (Sandy), of Atlantic Highlands; four grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Moria Lockwood, of Barnegat.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad St., Red Bank.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Church of the Nativity, 180 Ridge Road, Fair Haven.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made in her memory to Birthright, 293 Broad St., Red Bank, NJ 07701.

* Obituary provided by Thompson Memorial Home at www.thompsonmemorial.net.

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