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Josephine DuBuske

AGE: 97 • Lincroft

Josephine DuBuske, 97, of Lincroft died Monday morning, February 27th at Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank after a prolonged illness during which her family was at her side.

She was born in Jersey City, NJ to the late Joseph and Katarzyna (nee: Cyganic) Chrzanowski both of whom had immigrated from the lands of eastern Poland.

She is predeceased by her eight siblings including Phyllis, Helena, John, Stanley, and Ben Chrzanowski ; Catherine Klebacher, Betty Scanlon, and Anthony Richards.

Josephine and her husband were founders and donors of St. Leo the Great Roman Catholic Church and school where she volunteered her time for many years.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 73 years, Stanley and her loving son and his wife; Dr. Lawrence and Dr. Ilona DuBuske. Also surviving are her dear grandchildren; Robert S. DuBuske and Barbara M. Lynch, and great grandchildren Thomas and Olivia Lynch and many nieces and nephews including Patricia Alvino, Dorothea Magyar, John Chrzanowski, Joseph Chrzanowski, Jim Chrzanowski, Elaine Mink, Dennis Chrzanowski and Robert Chrzanowski.

She graduated from Dickinson High School in Jersey City then worked as a wartime assembler at RCA and later as a secretary at Sunshine Biscuits. She was fluent in Polish and English, keeping contact through the years with family from Poland. She was a dedicated gardener and celebrated baker of Christmas cookies and cakes for her family. She loved the kitchen where she excelled as a cook specializing in Polish and International delicacies. She devoted her life to her husband and son for whom she sacrificed to save and provide his education at Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft and Northwestern University both undergraduate and Medical School in Chicago.

A celebration of her life will be at the John E. Day Funeral Home 85 Riverside Ave. Red Bank, NJ on Friday, March 10th from 4:00 - 8:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 11th at St. Anthony of Padua R.C. Ch (corner of Bridge and Chestnut St.) Red Bank with interment immediately following at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Chapel Hill Rd. in Middletown, NJ.

Please visit Josephine's memorial website at www.johnedayfuneralhome.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 9, 2017
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