BAYONNE, NJ - Bayonne officials and workers are morning the loss of Maureen Ciolek.

Ciolek, an employee at Bayonne City Hall since 2010, died Saturday of complications caused by coronavirus, Mayor Jimmy Davis announced on Facebook.

Saying he is “stunned and saddened,” Davis added that Ciolek’s “smiling face was seen by hundreds and hundreds of people each day,” in city hall.

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“Maureen came to work early and left late every day, and she was pleasant to all who came in contact with her from the moment her beloved Kenny dropped her off in the morning, until he picked her up at the end of the day.”

“Our lives will be less joyful with Maureen not in them.”

Davis asked for prayers for Ciolek’s husband who is also battling coronavirus.

According to city officials a total of 239 residents are currently positive with coronavirus and approximately 20 have fully recovered.

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