A funeral mass took place Aug. 26 at Our Lady of Victories RC Church in Sayreville for Nora Murnane Karpinski, 84. She passed away at her daughter Mary Ellen’s home surrounded by her family. Born in Hoboken, she had resided in Jersey City before moving to Parlin six years ago. Before her retirement, Mrs. Karpinski was a medical staff secretary for over 37 years with Christ Hospital in Jersey City. She was predeceased by her husband Joseph; her son-in-law Vincent Perry; and her siblings, Jack and James Murnane and Frances Zahn. Surviving are her children, Irene Perry of Parlin, Jean Pantaliano of Mahwah, Thomas of Secaucus, Mary Ellen DiGuilio of Parlin, and Joseph of Newark, and her grandchildren Sean, Melanie, Jessica, Jeffrey, Ryan, Megan, Kaitlyn and Ian. Services arranged by the Carmen F. Spezzi Funeral Home, Parlin.