28, passed away on March 8, 2016. Christina was born in Bayonne and has resided there all her life. She was a graduate of St. Vincent de Paul grammar school where she was an honor student. She was a graduate of Holy Family Academy where she was also an honor student. She went on to graduate from Pace University, Magna Cum Laude and she was also on the Dean’s list. She was a Teacher’s Assistant at A. Harry Moore School in Jersey City for over 7 years. Daughter of Franca (nee: Chiarella) and the late Robert D. Kirsch. Granddaughter of Gaetano and Giuseppina Chiarella. Niece of Aurora Chiarella and Angela Frawley and her husband James. Cousin of Anthony and Patrick Frawley. She is also survived by many other cousins, friends and family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (envelopes will be available at the Funeral Home). Funeral arrangements by G. KEENEN O’BRIEN Funeral Home, 984 Avenue C.