Margaret Ann "Gooch" Murphy

Margaret Ann Murphy, 75, of New Egypt, NJ, passed away on July 18, 2020, at her residence.

Born and raised in Boonton, Margaret lived in Pequannock and Sussex before settling in New Egypt.


Prior to her retirement, Margaret was the proprietor of Jacub’s Café in Boonton. She was a member of the Boonton Sokol Club.


Margaret is survived by her loving children Christopher Murphy (Toni) and Shannon Carpenter (Daniel); her cherished grandchildren Cheyenne, Christopher, Kieran, Emma, Jacub, Logan, Robert, Cole, Brianna; 3 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; her caring brothers John Kovalcik and Frank Kovalcik. She was predeceased by her sister Sophie Carnogursky.


Visitation will be held on Thursday, July 23, 2020, at the Dangler Lewis and Carey Funeral Home, 312 West Main Street, Boonton, NJ 07005, from 4:00 – 8:00 PM. A Funeral Service will be held at 7:30 PM. Cremation will be private.


Letters of condolence may be posted at In lieu of flowers,

the family requests that donations in Margaret’s name be made to the Humane Society of your choosing.


 During the COVID 19 pandemic, all persons entering the Funeral Home will be required to wear a face mask or face covering throughout their stay. Likewise, all social distancing rules must be adhered to. Gathering together in groups should not happen. A continued flow throughout the facility will aid in keeping all of us safe, with everyone having an opportunity to pay their respects.