Beatrice Allen

October 19, 1930September 9, 2012

Beatrice Allen (Murphy), of Union City (formerly of Hoboken) born October 19, 1930, was called home to Heaven on September 9, 2012, peacefully surrounded by her 13 children and many grandchildren at the Villa Marie Claire in Saddle River, NJ. Beatrice, beloved daughter of the late Bridget (nee Fitzgibbons) and Timothy Murphy and also pre-deceased by her husband of 50 years, Daniel, her sisters Margaret McKeever, Eileen Sheehan, Mary Murphy, and her brother Timothy. Beatrice is survived by her 13 children, 32 grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren, Timothy and wife Audrey and their children, Scott, Courtney, and Andrew, and great grandson, Matthew, Kathleen Ancuta and her husband Leonid and their son Leonard, Christopher and his wife Beth, and their daughters Jennifer and Sasha, Daniel and his wife Victoria and their children, Katelyn, Marissa, and Bryce, Edward and his children Vanessa and Edward and great grand-daughter Graciella, Maureen Ramirez and her husband Reynaldo and their children, Justin, Beatrice, Daniel, Linda, and Laura, Mark and his wife Frances and their daughters, Kayla, Meghan, Samantha, Sir Patrick Allen (KHS), Jeanette and her late husband Dr. Nagi Kadri and their children, Dahlia, Tarick, Nadia, and Nora, Eileen Molinari and her husband Richard and their daughters, Aleasa, Jaclyn, and Olivia, Terrence and his wife Janet, and their children, Terrence and Chelsea, Gregory and his wife Kathleen, and their children Brandon, and Lauren, and Brendan and his wife Omaira, and their sons Nicholas, and Michael. Strong in Catholic Faith, Beatrice was a longtime parishioner of Sts. Joseph’s and Michael’s Church, member of Sacred Heart Society, the Veronica’s Veil Guild, and taught CCD teacher for many years. Beatrice participated in the annual bus trips for March for Life Campaigns in Washington D.C. Beatrice enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren on over 20 family cruises, to many destinations, including Bermuda, where she lived for two years and where she began her family. She also enjoyed trips to the casino with her late husband, and her children as well as playing scrabble on the kindle and watching daily midnight Mass on EWTN for many years. Always a kind word to share and a beautiful smile, Beatrice blessed everyone with her unconditional love. She was a woman who set a great example for her children and grandchildren to carry on. One of Beatrice’s sayings was “the future was not ours to see, whatever will be will be”. Beatrice truly lived a Beautiful Life and enjoyed the sacrament of Holy Communion as her last meal. The family will receive their friends at Leber Funeral Home, 2000 Kennedy Blvd, Union City, on Wednesday, Sept 12 (7-9pm) and Thursday Sept 13 (2-4pm) and (7-9pm). Mass will be held at St. Joseph’s and Michael’s Church, Union City on Friday, Sept. 14th at 10:30am, with internment to follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus. In lieu of flowers, the family would suggest contributions to Villa Marie Claire Hospice and Palliative Care at or Community Options Inc. (Red Ribbon Academy), c/o Marissa Allen 176 Jeffer Court, Wyckoff, NJ 07481


  • Visitation Wednesday, September 12, 2012
  • Visitation Thursday, September 13, 2012
  • Visitation Thursday, September 13, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, September 14, 2012

Beatrice Allen

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Vania Sabino

September 16, 2012

Our feelings the Allen family.
Stay in the Peace of God!
Family Aguiar (Brazil).
Vania, Carol,Odeth...

Maria Gomez

September 13, 2012

Dear Terry, Gregory &Brenden....I am very sorry to hear of your mom's passing. You and your family are in my prayers.
Maria Gomez
719 17th street
Unuin city, nj

Danny Sciarra

September 12, 2012

From the time I was ten years old I received nothing but kindness from you Mrs. Allen.......your indefatigable spirit, your quiet courage and your humor in the face of sorrow will always be an inspiration to me......thank you.......

Gerri Wich

September 12, 2012

Thoughts and prayers are with our Allen cousins and their families at this time. Your Mom was a wonderful woman, who will never be forgotten! We were blessed to have her as our Aunt. I loved when we would visit your family...always lots of laughs and good stories! Love to you all!

Maggie Curry Ciocco

September 12, 2012

my condolences and prayers to the family...

Theresa Mendelsohn & Family

September 12, 2012

She now knows a peace and joy that we can't even imagine. May God Bless you all with His Grace and help you find comfort in knowing that she is finally HOME.

maria antonia salazar

September 12, 2012

maria a.salazar
your'e in a better place mrs.Allen

John McKeever

September 12, 2012

Allen family,
I'm sorry to hear about your mother's passing.God rest her soul.
John McKeever

September 12, 2012

Beatrice was a wonderful wife, mother, and grandmother. She set a wonderful example of love for her children and many others. She has touched the lives of many, including mine. It has been a pleasure to have known her. You will truly be missed. God Bless you Beatrice. You are now at peace. I will remember all the family in my prayers.
Love, Liz and Greg Kwasnicki xoxoxo

Crystal Fonseca

September 12, 2012

So sorry for your lost .just remember she will be in all your hearts and the good lord will take good care of her and one day you will meet again and have a lot to talk about my prayers to all of the family are with you'll may god help you through this A amazing lady and now she is at peace and with Mr Allen catching up on all the wonderful times she has had with her children and grandchildren I am not good at words But I know it is so hard.