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Loretta J. (O'Brien) Groome

May 24, 1936 ~ March 10, 2019 (age 82)

 Loretta J. Groome, 82, of Union Beach, NJ peacefully passed away Sunday, March 10th, at Bayshore Community Hospital, Holmdel. She was the widow of James Groome.
Loretta was born in Jersey City, NJ on May 24, 1936, a daughter of the late Loretta (Hayes) and Michael  O'Brien. She was the owner and kitchen operator with James of Up The Creek Tavern, Keyport. Loretta loved to spend time with her family, loved bingo, knitting and sewing.

Loretta was predeceased by her sons Chet and Michael Quattlebaum, her daughter Terry Stultz, brother Michael O'Brien and sister Betty Muro. Loretta is survived by daughter, Betty Ann Fetta, son,John Quattlebaum, daughter Donna Quattlebaum, and sons Harold and Thomas Smith. Loretta is also survived by 11 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren and her beloved dog, LuLu. Loretta will be dearly missed, and always in our hearts. 

Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation on Wednesday March 13, 2019 from 4-8pm at Day Funeral Home, 361 Maple Place, Keyport, NJ 07735. A Funeral Service will be held 10:30 AM on Thursday, March 14th at the funeral home. Entombment will be held at Holmdel Mausoleum, NJ. To leave a message of sympathy, please visit,

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