Therese M. (nee Keeley) Muska
July 16, 1958 - September 22, 2022
Therese M. (nee Keeley) Muska, of Brick, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday September 22, 2022 at the age of 64 years old in Glendale, Arizona. She was a lover of Irish dancing and music, and a proud dance mom of the DeNogla Academy. Her favorite place was the beach on the Jersey Shore. She retired in 2020 from a devoted career at Eastern Dental, previously she was a school teacher at Holy Trinity in Perth Amboy and Saint Agnes in the Atlantic Highlands. Therese is a graduate from Mater Dei High School, New Monmouth, NJ and earned her Bachelors Degree from Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA. Beloved wife to her soulmate, Gary, for 38 happy years. Her and Gary shared an amazing love story, and they showed it everyday. She was the daughter of the late George and Julia Keeley. Loving and proud mother of Ernest Muska, Margaret Weygand and her husband Thomas, and Elizabeth Melon and her husband Nicholas. Cherished "Meema" to her 8-week old twin grandsons, Hudson and Noah Melon. Dearest sister of Kevin Keeley and his wife Patricia, Bridget Hudak and her husband Andy, and the late Patrick Keeley. Therese wore her title of "favorite aunt" proudly, she also leaves behind adoring nieces and nephews - James Keeley and his children Patrick, Braiden, and Collin, Allison Keeley-Szaszy, her husband Steve, and their children Jameson and Kellen, Andrew Hudak, his wife Annie, and their children Benjamin and Elliott Grace, Annie Medina, her husband Mike, and their son Mikey, Joseph Hudak, his wife Lori, and their children Madelyn, Patrick, and Thomas, Angela Keeley-White, her husband Robert, their daughter Charlotte and Baby Girl White expected in November, Kaitlin Keeley-Brake, her husband Troy, and their son Jackson. Therese leaves behind many close friends and cousins whom she loved deeply. Cremation services are being provided by Hansen Mortuary in Phoenix, Arizona. Visitation will be held on Thursday October 20th from 2PM - 6PM at O'Briens Funeral Home in Brick, NJ. The funeral mass will be offered 10:00AM on Friday October 21st at Sacred Heart R.C. Church in Bay Head, NJ. At Therese's request please do not send any flowers. Please make donations in Therese's name to: Saint Michaels Parish Food Pantry 172 Broadway, Newark, NJ 07104, Solanus Casey Center Attn: Br. Steve Kropp 1780 Mount Elliott St. Detroit, MI 48207, or Project Paul, 211 Carr Ave., Keansburg, NJ.