By Darryl R. Isherwood | August 1st, 2012 - 4:50pm
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The PolitickerNJ staff would like to offer our condolences to 101.5 reporter Kevin McArdle on the death of his mom, Marilyn McArdle.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Kevin and his family.

In addition to Kevin, Marilyn McArdle is survived by her husband Peter and daughters  Dawn, Debbie, Tami and Nanci. 

A wake is scheduled for August 3 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Leber Funeral Home, Route 206 in Chester.

A funeral mass is scheduled for Saturday August 4 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Mountain in Long Valley.

The family has asked that in lieu of flowers, donations be made in Marilyn McArdle's name to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation.

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