Mary P. Habres, 67, of Jacksonville, FL, formally of Trenton, NJ, passed away peacefully at McGraw Hospice in Jacksonville, Florida on April 12, 2019. Mary was born and raised in Trenton, NJ, the daughter of Teresa Kennedy and the late Thomas Kennedy.
Mary was a graduate of Trenton State College with a BA in Studied English Education and a Me degree in Special Education.
Former HR Manager at the State of New Jersey Mary retired in April of 2007. Not content with retired life she started her own company, Encore Home Staging and Redesign - Making Your Home Sing, from 2009 until 2018. Mary also started a second business, Encore Perception Marketing, which was a small business marketing consultant business.
Mary is survived by her husband of 37 years, Richard Habres of Jacksonville, FL, her stepson, Erik Habres and his wife, Amy Habres; her two grandchildren, Elise and Erin Habres; her brother, Thomas A. Kennedy and his wife Elaine Kennedy of Boston, MA; and her nieces Kylene, Kelly, and Karlyn Kennedy.
Funeral services will begin on Saturday, April, 27, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at the Saul Colonial Home, 3795 Nottingham Way, Hamilton Square, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. at St. Raphael-Holy Angels Parish, St. Raphael RC Church, 3500 South Broad St., Hamilton, NJ.
Cremation will be private.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday, April 26, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the Saul Colonial Home.
Mary’s family would like to thank Community Hospice for the wonderful care they provided to her. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Community Hospice at www.communityhospice.com
or the American Lung Association at www.lung.org.