Mary Ann Pomeroy, 88, of Morris Township and formerly of Chatham and Madison passed in her sleep at home on December 29th, 2012.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 11am at the Chatham Township Presbyterian Church, 240 Southern Boulevard in Chatham. Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-8pm at the Wm A. Bradley & Son Funeral Home Funeral, 345 Main Street in Chatham. For more info, or to send condolences to the family, visit www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com
Mary Ann was born in Yonkers to Nellie and James Lister on November 18th, 1924. She attended Roosevelt High School. She attended Mary Washington College for 2 years and went onto earn a 4 year degree in Nursing from Columbia University. She taught nursing at the Orange, NJ hospital and Morristown Memorial until the birth of her first child. She married Edwin Cooper Pomeroy on March 15th, 1952.
When not caring for her 4 children, Mary Ann participated in various volunteer endeavors through her membership at Madison Presbyterian Church. She taught Sunday school for many years. She lent a hand at medical clinics and homeless services. She was a Girl Scout Leader and served the Morris Area Girl Scout Council fostering its campground.
She was a long time member of Madison Golf Club, Noe Pond Beach and Tennis and Chatham Fish and Game. Her true passions were golf and travel. She golfed, played tennis and bowled well into her eighties. She was an active member of Chatham Township Presbyterian Church until her illness.
Mary Ann is preceded in death by her husband Edwin Cooper Pomeroy and her sister Jane Barlam. She is survived by her son Raymond A. Pomeroy and his wife, Lori; daughter, Barbara A. Murphy and her husband, Delaney; son, Edwin C. Pomeroy, III and his wife Beverly and son, Robert M. Pomeroy and his wife, Michelle. She was happy to have 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to
The GSNNJ Fund Development, 95 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale, NJ 07457.