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Ellen Lucille McEntegart

March 19, 1928 ~ October 5, 2021 (age 93)


Ellen Lucille McEntegart 93, of Jupiter Island, Florida and Saddle River, New Jersey passed away peacefully on October 5, 2021 surrounded by her family.

Ellen was born on March 19, 1928 to Loretta and James Brennan in Nyack, New York. Upon graduation from high school, she worked as a professional fashion model in New York City until her marriage to her beloved husband of 58 years, James Steven McEntegart , in May, 1951.
They raised their daughters, JoAnne and DeeDee in Park Ridge and Saddle River, New Jersey. In her younger years, Ellen served on a variety of committees for charitable organizations in Bergen County. Ellen was an avid golfer and a long time member at both Arcola Country Club in Paramus, N.J. and Jupiter Hills Country Club in Tequesta, Florida.

Ellen was predeceased by her parents, her husband James, and her step brother Matthew Albert Jr. She is survived by her daughters JoAnne McEntegart McCoy of Little Silver, N.J. and her husband Richard and Ellen (DeeDee) Lowe and her husband Richard of Tequesta,Florida., two grandchildren James McEntegart Goett of the Township of Washington, N.J. and Whitney Brennan McDonough of Red Bank, N.J. and five great grandchildren. Brogan McDonough, Holland McDonough, Portia Goett, Scarlett Goett and Aspen Goett.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Ellen’s memory to Jupiter Medical Center Foundation, 1210 South Old Dixie Highway, Jupiter, Florida 33458. 561-263-5728 and email All services will be celebrated privately. Arrangements are under the direction of the John E. Day Funeral Home, Red Bank, N.J.

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