Longtime Fair Haven resident, Katherine
"Kay" Jennings Morgan, died peacefully on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 85.
Born in Philadelphia, raised in Narberth, PA,
she was the daughter of the late Michael A. and Florence P. Jennings.
Kay made Fair Haven, where she raised her six daughters, her home for the last 57
years. She worked part time for several local businesses, then Fort Monmouth for more than 29 years, where she worked in the department of Security
Assistance Directorate. She enjoyed her work and loved her
co-workers who became like family to her, according to legacy.com.
A communicant of Church of the Nativity and an active member of the Fair Haven Seniors and the area Red Hat Society, Kay had a "zest for life
that was ever so strong and she had an unwavering faith in God," her obituary said.
She loved the beach and enjoyed spending time with family and friends at Chapel Beach Club, Sea Bright.
Kay was predeceased by: her loving husband, George H. Morgan; her sister,
Mary Rowan; and her brother, William Jennings.
She is survived by: her
loving daughters, Elizabeth (Libby) Crockett and her husband Drew of
Kissimmee, FL, Mary Cosentino and her husband Jay, of Clemmons, NC, Carol
McHugh and her husband Tom, of E. Greenwich, RI, Sharon Morgan and her
husband Dr. John Denny, of Oceanport, Michelle Carattini and her husband
Stephen, of Edmonton, Canada and Ellen Morgan, of Fair Haven.
She also leaves behind her grandchildren: Krysta Cosentino, Maureen and Mark McHugh, Julia and
Angela Denny, Morgan and Joe Carattini, and Brittany Morgan. She is also
survived by her sister, Florence Alvare and her husband Nemesio of
will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Thompson Memorial
Home, 310 Broad St., Red Bank.
Mass of Christian Burial will be
celebrated 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. 9 at Church of the Nativity, 180 Ridge
Road, Fair Haven. Interment will follow at Shoreland Memorial Gardens,
Memorial donations may be made in her
memory to RWJ University Hospital Foundation, The Cancer Hospital of NJ,
10 Plum St., Suite 910, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.