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Noreen A. "Ish" McBride

July 10, 1939 - April 20, 2021

Noreen A. “Ish” McBride, 81, of Hamilton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Hamilton, NJ, she was a lifelong area resident. She worked for the Township of Hamilton as a Deputy Municipal Clerk for over 25 years until she retired, and then worked as a Realtor for Bob Burke and Weidel Realty. Noreen was longtime member of the Hamilton Township Republican Club. She enjoyed bus trips to Atlantic City and Parx Casino, spending time at the beach, riding horses and in her younger years she liked to go camping. But most of all she loved her family, and time spent with her grandchildren.

Predeceased by her parents, Fred and Iva (King) Brenner, sisters Joyce Berrien and Beverly Muschiatti, and her longtime companion Richard “Dick” Arbitel; she is survived by her children, Karen Velenger and husband Gary, Cynthia McBride, and James McBride and wife Catherine; brother, Robert Brenner; grandchildren, Caitlyn McBride and Hayden McBride; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends and neighbors.

Funeral services will be held, Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 12:00 noon at the Buklad-Merlino Yardville Memorial Home, 30 Yardville-Allentown Road, Yardville, NJ 08620.

Visitation for family and friends will be from 9:00am until time of service at the Yardville Home.

Burial will be private at the convenience of the family

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to SAVE, A Friend to Homeless Animals, 1010 Route 601, Skillman, NJ 08558.

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Dear family and friends (of which there were many!) I am shocked and saddened to find out about Ish's passing. We had a group of 4 that lived close by and went from kindergarten (called reception grade then) through high school. She organized our ladies reunion luncheons. We will all miss her deeply. My prayers are with her loved ones till we all meet at that final reunion in the hereafter. Love, Joyce ((Pallay) Guglielmo - Class of '57


David Wriggins
David Wriggins
Apr 22, 2021

My condolences to the McBride family. Noreen was a wonderful person and I have many memories of time spent with her at the Republican Club affairs. May she rest in peace.


I am so so sorry to hear of Ish's passing. Have been a friend of hers from HHS and she always got the ladies together for the luncheons we had and really enjoyed them when I was in town. She was a great person and will always be remembered. My deepest sympathy to you all and many prayers. Love, Judy (Sost) Hampson



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