Margaret W. Henneberry

Margaret W. Henneberry

Margaret W. Henneberry, 100, of Eatontown, passed away peacefully on October 10, 2022, at home.

She graduated from Long Branch High School in 1940 and the Star of the Sea Academy in 1942.

She began working in 1941 with the US Army Corps of Engineers at Ft. Hancock, NJ, as a secretary and from there she became an Assistant Trust Officer for NJ National Bank and also worked for Rowan Industries. She retired in 1993 as the Assistant Administrator for the Borough of Little Silver after 25 years of service.

Margaret was a member of the Long Branch Junior Woman’s Club, St. Michael’s Church Rosary and Altar Society and was a charter member of the Professional Business Women of Monmouth Co. She was a USO WWII Volunteer, a Brownie Troop Leader and a member of the Fort Monmouth Officer’s Woman’s Club Luncheon Chair and Thrift Shop.

She was best known for her delicious root beer floats.

She is predeceased by her husbands John B. O’Neill and James F. Henneberry. She is survived by nieces Susan T. Clapper, Deatra Gabriella and Deborah Wenzell and her cat Bella.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, October 19th at 11 am at St. Michael’s Church, West End, NJ. Interment will follow at Woodbine Cemetery in Oceanport. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Mon Co SPCA.


Bruce S. Thompson, Owner & Manager, NJ LIC #3740