Mary A. Ball 

Mary A. Ball (nee Westmoreland) died at the home of her daughter, Donna, on Nov. 27. She was 83.

Born in Newark, she lived most of her life in Kearny.

Arrangements were by the Armitage Wiggins Funeral Home, 596 Belgrove Drive, Kearny. A funeral service was held from the funeral home, followed by burial in Rosedale Cemetery in Linden.

Mary was a retired telephone operator from N.J. Bell in Kearny. She and her late husband Emmett also spent many years helping their daughter Sharon at Lee’s Florist. Mary was married for 62 years to the love of her life Emmett. She is survived by her daughters Sharon Carey and her husband Jim and Donna Ball. Sister of June Ciociola, she is also survived by her grandchildren Paul, Jessica and Artie.

If you would like to make a memorial donation, please consider Hospice of N.J.

The Observer Staff