MaryAnn Hegquist

March 5, 1934 ~ December 2, 2020 (age 86)


MaryAnn (Valentine) Hegquist, 86, of Ridgewood, passed away on December 2, 2020.

Beloved wife of the late Neil Joseph Hegquist. Loving mother to daughters Mary T. McCarthy (Kevin), Joan Oehm (Jerry), Ann Salamone (Ralph) and Susan Hegquist Accetta (Laurence Keiser), and infant son Neil Joseph Jr. (deceased). Nanny to Megan Clampet (Thomas), Christopher and Kevin McCarthy, Matthew and Kristen Oehm, Emily and Mary Kate Salamone and Joseph Jr. and Thomas Accetta. Great-grandmother to Nathaniel Clampet. MaryAnn will also be greatly missed by many nieces and nephews.

MaryAnn was born in Canarsie, Brooklyn, NY where she met her husband of 40 years, Neil J. Hegquist. Together they lived in Marine Park, Brooklyn where they raised their family until Neil’s death in 2003. MaryAnn then moved to Ridgewood where she was an active member of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, attending daily mass, participating in Women’s Cornerstone and serving as a Eucharistic Minister.

Visiting Monday 9-10 AM at the Feeney Funeral Home, Ridgewood. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 10:30 AM at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church, Ridgewood. Interment to follow at Long Island National Cemetery, Farmingdale, NY.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in MaryAnn's memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital ( would be greatly appreciated.

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December 7, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Feeney Funeral Home
232 Franklin Avenue
Ridgewood, NJ 07450

December 7, 2020

10:30 AM
Our Lady of Mt. Carmel RC Church
1 Passaic Street
Ridgewood, NJ


Long Island National Cemetery

, NY

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