In Memoriam: Sea Bright Resident Karen Fahrenholz, 77

Sea Bright resident Karen Ann Fahrenholz passed away peacefully on Thursday, Nov. 24, with her family by her side. She was 77.

Karen was born in Jersey City to the late Herman and Kathryanne Neuhoff. She graduated from Jersey City University in 1967 and went on to become a teacher in the Jersey City school system, retiring in 2008 after 39 years of service.

Karen Fahrenholz
Photo/family via John E. Day Funeral Home

She was an active parishioner of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Highlands, a member of the N.J.E.A. and a trustee for the Hudson County Community College for the past 14 years. 

Karen is survived by: her husband of 27 years, Richard Fahrenholz; her brother, Robert Neuhoff; her aunt, Bernice Walsh; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

There will be a visitation on Monday, Nov. 28, from 2 to 6 p.m. at the John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank. A mass of christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Highlands. Interment will be private. 

Flowers or memorial donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

— Edited obituary prepared by family via John E. Day Funeral Home

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