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Joan Pettinato

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Joan Pettinato

Hazlet - Joan Pettinato, 85, of Hazlet, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Friday, April 13, 2018. She was born Joan Burns on October 4, 1932 in Jersey City, and grew up in both Jersey City and Bayonne. On May 1, 1954, Joan and her husband, Joseph, were married and began their lives together. In 1960, they settled in Hazlet to raise their family.

She was predeceased by her parents, Robert and Lillian (Hindle) Burns, her devoted husband, Joseph J. Pettinato III, her dear brother, Robert Burns, and her beloved son, Joseph J. Pettinato IV. Joan is survived by her loving children, Debbie Puccio and her husband, Joseph, of Hazlet, Ellen Compesi and her husband, Jamie, of Garfield, Robert Pettinato and his wife, Bonnie, of Manalapan, Mary Ann Scotti and her husband, Michael, of Aberdeen, Lori Lear of Monroe, and Joyce Murphy and her husband, Kevin, of Middletown. She is also survived by her cherished grandchildren, Rachel Cruz and her husband, Jose, Matthew Dorishook and his wife, Jaime, Jessica Broering and her husband, John, Jillian Corcione and her husband, John, Alishia Scotti, Caitlin Pettinato, Joseph J. Pettinato V and his wife, Sara, Michael Scotti and his wife, Mackenzie, Gina Scotti and her fiance, Tom, Jamie Pettinato and his wife, Lisa, Kyle Murphy, Sarah Murphy, Mark Lear, and Shane Murphy, along with her adored great grandchildren, Sarah, Ben, Madisen, Jaden, Jackson, Gianna, and Genevieve, and her loving care-giver, Donna Thorne. Joan will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Sunday, April 15th from 5 to 9 PM and Monday, April 16th from 8:30 to 9:15 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Hwy/Rt 35 N, Hazlet. Mass of Christian Burial, Monday, April 16th at 10AM, St. Joseph R.C. Church, Keyport. Interment, St. Joseph Cemetery, Keyport. In lieu of flowers, donations in loving memory of Joan to "Hilarity for Charity",, would be greatly appreciated. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, please visit,
Published in Asbury Park Press on Apr. 15, 2018
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