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Josephine J. Maita

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Josephine J. Maita

AGE: 91 • Hazlet

Josephine J. Maita, 91, of Hazlet, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. She was born Josephine J. Miliano on June 16, 1925 in Jersey City, where she grew up and also met her husband, Carmelo. After marriage, Josephine and Carmelo began their life together in Jersey City, where they also remained to raise their family. In 1986, she settled in Hazlet. Before retirement, Josephine worked as a clerk for the NY Telephone Company in Manhattan, NY. She was predeceased by her parents, Giuseppe and Maria Miliano, her beloved husband, Carmelo Maita, and her adoring daughter, Marilyn Maita. Josephine is survived by her loving daughter, Carol Tafero and her husband, Gregory, of Hazlet, her dear sister, Betty Capobianco of Manalapan, her cherished grandchildren, Gregory Tafero Jr. and his wife, Tracey, Danielle Bailey and her husband, Robert, and Brian Tafero, along with her cherished nephew, Joseph Capobianco and his wife, Cindy, and her treasured great nieces, Nicole, Michaela, and Alexandria. She will be deeply missed, but never forgotten.

Family and friends are invited to visit on Friday, January 6th from 4 to 8 PM and Saturday, January 7th from 8:45 to 9:30 AM at the Shore Point Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 3269 State Hwy/Rt 35 N, Hazlet. Mass of Christian Burial, Saturday, January 7th at 10:00 AM, St. Benedict R.C. Church, Holmdel. Interment, Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City. For information, directions, or to send condolences to the family, visit,
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 5, 2017
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