Marie Dugan

Obituary of Marie Dugan

Marie C. Dugan, age 98, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday May 20, 2018. Born in Philadelphia, PA., she resided in Drexel Hill before relocating to Ocean City, NJ in 1975. She was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, John (Chick) Dugan.

Marie was an RN, starting her life-long career as a Department Store Nurse at Snellenburgs in Center City Philadelphia and ending it with the Cape May County Red Cross.

Marie was a founding member of the Ocean City Beach and Bay Association and later the Ocean City Environmental Association. Following her retirement, she founded “FUN ON WHEELS” a non-profit bus program benefiting the Cape May County Red Cross and subsequently, the Cape May County Chapter of The Sunshine Foundation. Marie served as a Girl Scout Leader extraordinaire in Delaware County for over 20 years.

She is survived by her beloved family; children, J. Gregory (JoAnne) Dugan, Maureen (widow of Joseph) Morris and Cecilia Dugan; her grandchildren, Anita (Frank) Kaufman, Stacey (David) Wachs, Joseph (Shannon) Dugan, James (Shannon) Dugan and Bridget (Jeffrey) Jackson; great grandchildren, Frankie and Kyle (Michelle Clark) Kaufman, Sarah and Marisa Wachs, Grace, Lily Marie and Charlie Dugan, Finnian Dugan and Christopher Jackson; great, great, grandchild, Kalissa Kaufman.

Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday May 29, 2018 at 11:00am Saint Augustine Catholic Church 1310 Ocean Avenue Ocean City, NJ. Calling hour 10:00am – 11:00am at the church. Fellowship following the service at The Flanders Hotel Garden Room 719 E. 11th Street Ocean City.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Villa Raffaella Assisted Living 917 S. Main Street Pleasantville, NJ 08232, where she was loved and cared for by the Hospitaller Sisters of Mercy during the last five months of her life or Saint Jude’s Research Hospital for Children 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.

For condolences to the family, visit www.godfreyfuneralhome.com.