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Darlene Keeck Hunt
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Darlene Keeck Hunt

Born: December 02, 1944
Died: July 30, 2014

Darlene Keeck Hunt, age 69 of Riverdale, NJ, passed away on July 30, 2014 after a brief illness. Her loving family was by her side at the time of her passing.

Darlene was born in Weehawken, and grew up in North Bergen and Wayne. She was a 1962 graduate of Wayne Senior High School. She lived in Butler for many years with her family, before moving to Riverdale. Darlene worked as Office Manager for Dr. Joseph A. Balla, DDS, in Wayne, for 35 years, and thoroughly enjoyed getting to know patients in the practice. She loved to host holiday meals, her favorite being Christmas Eve, with her family gathered around her. Her favorite role of all was that of grandmother. She loved her grandchildren dearly, and spent the majority of her time spoiling them. Darlene enjoyed many hobbies including playing cards and mahjong with her friends, shopping, gardening, and enjoying the views of the Barnegat Bay on Long Beach Island.

Darlene is survived by her husband, Harry Hunt Sr., her four loving children; daughter Suzanne Maizys and her husband Chris of Pequannock, sons Harry Jr. and his wife Jill of Pompton Plains, Thomas and his wife Lori of Butler, Kenneth and his wife Mimi of Butler, and special “Nanny” to nine adoring grandchildren; Alexandra, Matthew, Olivia, Leah, Dylan, Nathan, Christopher, Ashley, and Sierra.

The family will receive visitors at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-5:30 p.m. A funeral service at 5:30 p.m. will conclude the visitation. Cremation will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to Riverdale PBA 335, 91 Newark Pompton Tpke, Riverdale, NJ 07457.

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