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Bayonne Superintendent of Schools John Niesz announced on Twitter late this afternoon that Trustee Ava Finnerty has passed away. The Superintendent tweeted:
It is with heavy hearts that we inform you that Trustee Ava Finnerty passed away. After a long career at the district, she went on to become a dedicated & respected member of the BOE. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends.
John J. Niesz Supt. of Schools
Finnerty was first elected to the Board in 2015 and then re-elected in 2018. She was a retired English teacher.