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Margaret E. Christen

August 7, 1927 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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Margaret Christen Obituary

Margaret Christen was born August 7, 1926 and raised in Kearny, New Jersey.  She worked in Wilkata Box Company in the 1950's where she met her husband, Charles Christen and had two children.  She also worked for Stouffer's Catering before it became a national frozen food conglomerate.  She moved to West Orange in 2006. She donated to many non-profit organizations including the ASPCA.  She had a love for animals and her favorite pastime was feeding the birds and squirrels with her grandkids and great grandkids.

Margaret is survived by her brother Thomas Dwyer, son Charles Christen, 4 grandchildren, Lorraine Caputo, Charles Christen, Heather Christen, and Stephanie Gibson. She has 10 great grandchildren: Dominick, Christina, Gianna, and Isabella Caputo, Charles and Henry Christen, Sophia Agababaev, and Matthew, Colton, and Brooke Gibson, and many nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her husband Charles Christen, parents Margaret Hammer and Anthony Duyauskas, siblings Katherine Donohue, Elenor Celentano, Edward Dwyer, and Irene Duyauskas, and daughter Lorraine Sawler.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 30, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Alvarez Memorial Home
684 Kearny Ave
Kearny, NJ 07032

Funeral Mass
Thursday
November 30, 2023

10:30 AM
St. Cecilia's Church—Kearny
120 Kearny Ave
Kearny, NJ 07032

Interment

HOLY CROSS CEMETERY
340 RIDGE RD
NORTH ARLINGTON, NJ 07031-5395

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