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Susan Downey

June 27, 1952 ~ July 27, 2020 (age 68)


Susan (Terriego) Downey, 68, of Hazlet, passed away peacefully on July 27, 2020 at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel.  Born in Jersey City, Susan moved to Hazlet around eight years old with her family where she was raised.  On June 23, 1973, Susan and her husband, Edward, were married and began their life together in Keyport.   Four years later they returned to Hazlet, where they raised their family and settled for the remainder of their 47 years of marriage.  Susan was a loving and caring person and worked in the school systems as a Before and Aftercare staff member for many years.

Susan is predeceased by her parents, Albert and Frances Terriego and her sister, Dolores Lusko.   She is survived by her loving husband, Edward Downey, her beloved children, Lauren Downey and Edward Downey IV, both of Hazlet, her adoring mother-in-law, Joan Downey, her dear siblings, Francine Reiman of Ridgefield Park and Albert Terriego and his wife Dawn of Hazlet, her brothers-in-law, Tom Lusko, Charles Downey and his wife Deborah, Tom Downey and his wife Audrey, Michael Downey and his wife Tracey, and her sister-in-law, Joan Kern and her husband Frank.  Susan will be greatly missed, but never forgotten. 

Arrangements were entrusted to Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Highway/Route 35 North, Hazlet, New Jersey 07730.  In respect of Susan’s wishes, she will be privately cremated.  Donations can be made in Susan’s loving memory to the Multiple Myeloma Foundation at For information or to send condolences to the family, please visit

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