EAST WINDSOR - Joseph A. Garrison, 65, of East Windsor, passed away Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital at Hamilton.
Born in Trenton he was an East Windsor resident for most of his life. Joe was a teacher at St. Anthony's High School and a guidance counselor at Northern Burlington County Regional High School and Hightstown High School.
He was predeceased by his father, Wellington (Gary) Garrison, surviving are his wife, Helene Dzurisin (Garrison) of 16 years; his mother, Wray D'Ambrosio Garrison; daughter and son-in-law, Maria and Sean Redman of Ashburn, Va.; son, Andrew Dzurisin of East Windsor; grandchildren, Gabriel and Mira Redman of Ashburn, Va.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, April 18, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony of Padua Church, 251 Franklin St., East Windsor. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name may be made to: The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research, Grand Central Station, PO Box 4777, New York, NY 10163-4777. www.michealjfox.org.
Arrangements are being coordinated by Gruerio Funeral Home, 311 Chestnut Ave., Trenton.