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Richard Glowacki, of Gloucester City, UPS employee

Marion E. Mullary, born in Gloucester City lived in Deptford; a professional singer

p>Marion E. Mullary (nee Barr), age 65, passed away peacefully on February 20, 2008 at the J. F. Kennedy Hospital, with her family at her bedside.

She was raised in Gloucester City, N.J. In 1961 she met and married the love of her life, Stephen Mullary. Together they moved to Deptford and have resided there for over 40 years.

She will be remembered as a loving caring person who never turned her back on anyone in need. She formerly worked with the Deptford School District as a lunch aid, where she enjoyed sharing her life and energy with the students. Marion also was a professional singer who frequently sang in many South Jersey Nightclubs. After which she opened and operated, with her husband, The Mullary Fast Fuel Store at “Five Points,” together they shared and made life long friendships with many of their regular customers. To Marion this was a very enjoyable and satisfying part of her life.

She was a fun-loving and energetic person who loved life to the fullest. Even through her recent sickness she always made it a point to go to work just for the opportunity to interact with those she loved whether it was family, friends or customers.

Marion was preceded in death by her parents Bill and Cass Barr of Gloucester City and also by all of her siblings.

She will be sadly missed by her husband of 48 years Stephen Sr. of Deptford; their children Stephen Jr. and his wife Mary of Deptford, Glenn E. Sr. and his wife Heather of Williamstown, Vincent Sr. and his wife Maria of Deptford, she was a second mother to Howard W. Riddell of Billingsport, Wayne E. Riddell of Westgrove, Lori G. Campbell of Bensalem, Judy Langsdorf of West Deptford and Howard Barr Jr. “Sonny”, her grandchildren Stephen III, David, Glenn Jr., Amanda, Jessica, Arianna and Vincent Jr. An uncle and aunt Ed Sr. and Elsie Cowgill, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing Monday eve. 6:30-9 p.m. at the ETHERINGTON FUNERAL HOME (loc. 700 Powell Ave., Gloucester City) and again on Tuesday 10 a.m. to noon. A service of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 12:30 at St. Mary¹s Church. Interment will follow in Bethel Memorial Park.

To honor Marion¹s life, her family has decided to create a yearly scholarship fund and all are invited to help honor her life by making donations to The Marion Mullary Scholarship Fund, c/o Mullary Fast Fuel, Inc., 108 Delsea Dr., Sewell, NJ 08080.
Published in the Gloucester County Times on 2/24/2008.