Funeral mass took place May 18 at St. Joseph’s Church for Karen Mullins Michane of Hoboken. She passed away at home surrounded by her family on May 15. Born in Jersey City, the daughter of the late Edward and Agnes Mullins, she attended the Academy of St. Aloysius and was one of the first women accepted at St. Peter’s University. Karen taught at St. Vincent de Paul School in Bayonne before becoming a probation officer. She retired as a principal probation officer after 33 years. She was a communicant and lector at St. Joseph’s Church in Hoboken and the executive secretary for the Homeless Shelter. Karen loved spending time with her family and friends, and traveling, especially to Ireland and Scotland, reading mysteries, going to the theater and listening to Bob Dylan.
Karen is survived by her children, Marianne and Thomas Michane, her granddaughter, Megan T. Brown, her companion, Anthony Casale Jr., her brothers, Edward, Thomas, Robert and James Mullins, sisters, Joan O’Brien and Marianne Ruane, and is also survived by twelve nieces and nephews, nine great nieces and nephews and many truly dear, loving, wonderful friends.
Services arranged by the Failla-McKnight Memorial Home, Hoboken.