NJ nurse killed by Times Square ‘mugger’ was a ‘bright star’

The New Jersey cancer nurse who died after being violently shoved by a homeless maniac in Times Square was remembered at her wake Sunday for being “full of life” and deeply nurturing.

Known to friends as “Ning Ning” — which her family said means “bright star” — Maria Ambrocio’s mission in life was to take care of everyone, from her patients to her family.

“We were living in the Philippines and she took us in to give us a better life,” Ambrocio’s stepdaughter, Lehrie Ambrocio, told The Post during the wake at the S. Fryczynski & Son Funeral Home in Bayonne.

“Her nickname means bright star,

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