Kearns, Ursula (nee Malatesta), age 92, of Hawthorne, NJ on Saturday, February 15, 2019. Born in Paterson, NJ on November 26, 1927, Ursula “Faye” resided in Ridgewood with her late husband of 68 years, James and their eight children prior to moving to Hawthorne. Ursula was a devoted wife and loving mother; her family was the center of her life. She volunteered at her children’s schools, attended innumerable sporting events and was involved in the scouts. A parishioner of St. Anthony’s R.C Church, her greatest enjoyment was vacationing at the Jersey shore each summer with her family, always giving them her time and love. She even created history books for her eight children of photos, articles and family genealogy.
Loving mother of Kathleen Schmid (John) of Goshen, NY, Bonnie Inganamort of Hawthorne, James Kearns (Angie) of Boulder, CO, Michael Kearns (Lisa) of Little Egg Harbor, Thomas Kearns (Dianna) of Butler, Eileen Crowe (Robert) of Glenwood, Brian Kearns (Linda) of Byram Township, and Eric Kearns (Amy) of Freehold. Loving grandmother of 18 and great grandmother of 21. Loving sister of Elizabeth “Betty” Vecch and the late Sally Komjian and Marjore James.
Funeral mass will be at 10:30am at St. Anthony’s R.C Church, Hawthorne on Thursday, February 20, 2020 (meeting at church). Interment to follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington. Friends may visit with the family from 4:00-8:00pm on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Ave., Hawthorne, NJ 07506.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation.