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Obituaries

Obituaries

Veronica Callighan Buchanan Keansburg, N.J.

Mass of Christian Burial for Veronica Callighan Buchanan, 88, West Keansburg, will be at 10:15 a.m. at St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church in Keansburg. Burial will be in Shoreland Memorial Gardens in Hazlet.Mrs. Buchanan died Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2008, at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel.She was born in Newark and moved to West Keansburg 57 years ago.Mrs. Buchanan was a production line operator for Lily Tulip in Holmdel for many years until it closed. She was a communicant of St. Ann's Roman Catholic Church and a member of the ladies auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4303 in West Keansburg and the Columbiettes of Bayshore Knights of Columbus.She was preceded in death by her husband, George, in 1989.Survivors include three sons, Joseph, Jacksonville, N.C., James, Port St. Lucie, Fla., and Dennis Buchanan, Shinnston, W.Va.; two daughters, Carol Napp, Old Bridge, N.J., and Mary Holliday, Tonganoxie, Kan.; three sisters, Margaret Oberdick, Van Nuys, Calif., Marie McCaffrey, Chesterfield, Mass., and Agnes Stianagle, Holmdel; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday at Laurel Funeral Home in West Keansburg.