Augusta Joy Pistilli-Beakley
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AGE: 42 • Gloucester Twp.
Augusta Joy Pistilli-Beakley (A.J.), 42, of Gloucester Township, passed away on September 30, 2013 at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital with her husband, parents and close family members by her side. A.J. was an Attorney with the law firm of Holston, MacDonald, Uzdavinis, Ziegler & Lodge and served as Municipal Court Prosecutor for several Gloucester County Municipalities. She was a former President and Trustee of the Gloucester County Bar Foundation. A.J. served as a Board Member with the local American Red Cross Chapter, as well as a Member on the Executive Board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. A.J. formed and chaired an annual family walk team "Wendell's Walkers" to help raise money for the Type 1 Diabetic cure. For many years she sponsored families with children affected by cancer through the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation. In May 2013, A.J. was awarded the Martin F. Caulfield Distinguished Service Award; an honor given to those who go above and beyond to serve the legal profession and community.
A.J. is survived by her husband Wendell, her daughter Brooke and her step-son Kyle. She is also survived by her parents Augustine J. and Dolly Pistilli, and siblings Andy (Anna) of Orlando Florida, Nancy Maguire (Michael) of Deptford Township, Celeste Straub (Ronald) of Deptford Township, Rene' Leopardi (Edward) of Franklin Township, and Lori Kopaz (Patrick) of Deptford Township, as well as several nephews and nieces.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a viewing Saturday 9am to 1pm at BOUCHER FUNERAL HOME, 1757 Delsea Dr., Deptford. Funeral Service 1pm at the funeral home. Entombment Eglington Mausoleum, Clarksboro. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, 1415 Route 70 East, Suite 311, Cherry Hill, NJ 08034. For directions, guest book and to view A.J.'s Video Tribute visit www.boucherfuneralhome.com.
Published in Courier-Post on Oct. 2, 2013