Ann "Nancy" Moninghoff
Ann "Nancy" M. Moninghoff, 87, of Clinton, NJ, passed away on Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at her home, with both her children by her side.
Born November 16, 1933 in Avoca, PA, Nancy has lived in the Milford, NJ area since she was twenty-one years old. After graduating from Avoca High School and then obtaining her Bachelor's of Science Degree from Marywood College, Scranton, PA in 1955, Nancy accepted her first teaching position at Frenchtown High School as a Home Economics teacher, that same year. Nancy continued her teaching career as a primary school teacher at Kingwood Twp, one year at the Baltimore Public School system and then Union Twp school, before accepting her position at Milford Public School, in Milford, NJ where she taught for almost 30 years. Nancy enjoyed reading, sewing, and cooking. Naturally artistic, Nancy designed, drew and drafted the plans for the home she built on Saam Road in Holland Twp, where she lived for 51 years. She enjoyed painting with oils and was an avid lover of nature and animals. She was a longtime member of the St. Edward the Confessor R.C. Church and belonged to their Altar Rosary Society. Nancy was also a member of the New Jersey Education Association and a former member of the Holland Township School Board of Education.
Daughter of the late George T. and Margaret (Flaherty) Shaffer, Nancy is survived by her daughter Erin Miller of Milford, NJ, her son Kieran Moninghoff and his wife Sandra of Clinton, NJ, her brother Thomas Shaffer and his wife Beverly of Avoca, PA, her eight grandchildren Joshua Moninghoff and his wife Mary of Emmaus, PA, Jacob Moninghoff and Marirose Sartoretto, of Worcester, MA, Abigail Moninghoff and her fiance Matthew Grace of Cincinnati, OH, Russell Harrison Miller of Milford, Adam Moninghoff and his wife Alyson of Nazareth, PA, Christian Miller of Milford, Margaret Moninghoff of Nazareth, PA, and Maria Isabella Miller of Milford, and one great-grandson Weston Moninghoff of Nazareth, her niece and caretaker Claudia Brotzman, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother George M. Shaffer.
The family will receive relatives and friends for a visitation on Friday, February 26, 2021 from 10-11 AM at the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Holland Township, NJ, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 PM at the St. Edward the Confessor R.C. Church in Milford, NJ. Interment will follow at Milford Union Cemetery. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, face masks and social distancing will be enforced.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hunterdon Hospice, 2100 Wescott Drive, Flemington, NJ 08822.