Obituary of Ethel O'Rourke
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Ethel O’Rourke, 90, of Hamilton, passed away on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Care One, Hamilton, NJ.
Born in Trenton, she was a lifelong area resident. Ethel was a 1951 Graduate of Hamilton High School West and was employed with the State of New Jersey for 5 years. She also worked for the Hamilton Township Board of Education at Nottingham High School as a secretary in the library, retiring after 23 years of service. Ethel was a member of the Hamilton Senior Center where she enjoyed playing Bingo with her friends, was an avid reader and enjoyed sports and trips to Atlantic City.
Wife of the late Jack O’Rourke, daughter of the late Raymond and Reba Trexler Clayton and sister of the late Edward J. Clayton, Katherine Smith, Robert Clayton, Marion Shropshire and her twin sister Evelyn Kruper, she is survived by her daughter Kathleen Raney, her daughter and son-in-law Nancy and Pete Lupinacci, her son and daughter-in-law Michael and Audrey O’Rourke, her grandchildren Stephanie Lupinacci, Danielle Morales, Vincent Lupinacci, and Jack and Bridget O’Rourke, her great-grandchildren Kylie, Lyla and Jude Morales and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be on Tuesday, November 15, 2022 at 11 AM at Kingston & Kemp Funeral Home, 260 White Horse Ave., Hamilton, NJ (www.KingstonandKemp.com).
Entombment will follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 1200 Cedar Lane, Hamilton, NJ.
Relatives and friends may call on Tuesday from 9 to 11 AM at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ethel’s honor to Alzheimer’s Association of America (www.alz.org).
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