Frances Rita Woessner (1914 - 2014)

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Frances Rita Woessner

Toms River

Frances Rita Woessner, passed away April 27, 2014 at her home in Toms River, NJ. Mrs. Woessner was born and raised in Jersey City, moving to Edison in 1949 and finally settling in Toms River in 2003. Frances was a communicant of St. Helena's Church in Edison for many years where she was also a member of the Rosary Society. She worked as a cosmetologist for Towne Pharmacy in Iselin, NJ for many years. Frances enjoyed cooking, making candy, ceramics and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and aunt and will be greatly missed by all. Mrs. Woessner is predeceased by her husband William, parents, Lucy and John Cevetello, sisters, Mary Bertone and Concetta "Jean" Rogers, brothers, Louis, Patrick, Jerome, John, Edward and Rev Joseph FX Cevetello. Frances is survived by her daughters Rita Pyne and her husband Donald and Lucy Jackson and her husband Robert, grandchildren, William Bergen and his partner Linda, Debra Townley, Linda Eggermann and her husband Michael, and David Croson and his wife Kathryn, great grandchildren, Ashley, Danielle, Zachary, Kristen, Christopher, Ryan, Jake, Matthew, Sean and Kyle and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 4-8 pm at the D'Elia Funeral Home Rt. 70 & Vermont Ave., Lakewood, NJ 08701. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 10AM at the St. Helena's Church in Edison, NJ. Interment will take place at St. Gertrude's Cemetery in Colonia, NJ. For further information or to post a tribute, please visit

Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 29, 2014
Frances Rita Woessner
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Route 70 & Vermont Avenue | Lakewood, NJ 08701 | (732) 363-1987
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