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Josephine Marra

AGE: 86 •

Josephine Marra passed away on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the age of 86. She was born and raised in Belleville, NJ. She attended St. Anthony's Church of Belleville and dedicated much of her time singing for the church. She was gifted with a beautiful voice. She shared 50 years in a loving marriage to her husband, Michael Marra. They moved to Scotch Plains, NJ and prospered with their own business, Michael Marra, Inc.

She retired with her husband in Marco Island, Florida, which they referred to as "Paradise". She loved to cook, host for the holidays and spend time with her family. Keeping family tradition was very important to her. Most of all, she was a devoted and loving mother and grandmother. She will be missed. Josephine was predeceased by her husband, Michael Marra; her son, Michael Marra; her parents, Angelina and Vincent Stagliano, and her brother, Donald. She is survived by her sister, Rae Jacobs, her children, Joann, Richard and Maureen. She was blessed with 8 grandchildren and a great grandchild.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Memorial Mass on Wednesday, Oct. 11th, at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of St. Catharine's Church, 108 Middletown Rd., Holmdel, NJ. The interment of ashes following the mass will be private.

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to: The , www.cancer.org (1-800-227-2345), or The , www.alzheimers.org (1-800-272-3900).
Published in Asbury Park Press on Oct. 8, 2017
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