Thérèse S. Monaghan, age 89 of Basking Ridge, NJ, died Friday, May 10, 2019.
Born in Brooklyn, NY, she was the daughter of the late William and Teresa Sullivan. She lived in King of Prussia, PA before moving to Basking Ridge in 1968.
For 34 years, she was “Mrs. Monaghan,” the indomitable kindergarten teacher of hundreds of children at St. Elizabeth’s School in Bernardsville.
Thérèse was a communicant of St. James Church in Basking Ridge. Her personal creed was God, Country, Family, Brooklyn, Baseball.
She was predeceased by her husband, Donald, who died in 1980.
Thérèse is survived by her loving son, James Monaghan and his wife, Lauren of Madison, NJ and her loving daughter, Jeanne Marie Boswell and her husband, John of NYC. She is also survived by her beloved grandchildren, Courtney, Riane, and Matthew.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. James Church, Basking Ridge.
Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Basking Ridge.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made through IN MEMORY OF www.inmemof.org/therese-s-monaghan for the benefit of St. Joseph High School in Brooklyn, NY of which Thérèse was a proud alumna.