Josephine Esola

Josephine Esola

AGE: 101 • Somerville

Josephine Esola, 101, died February 28, 2014. Josephine was born in New York City and was a lifelong resident of Somerville. She was employed as a health aide assistant at the Certified Health Aide of Somerset County for over 32 years, retiring in 1996. She was a communicant of Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville. Josephine will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

She is predeceased by her husband Louis who passed away in 2010. She is survived by two sons, Louis and his wife Beverly, Joseph and his wife Sara, a sister Mary Casteletti and six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

Prayers will be said 8:30am Thursday at the Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave., Somerville followed by a 9:30am mass of Christian burial at Immaculate Conception Church in Somerville. Entombment will follow at St. Bernard Mausoleum in Bridgewater. Visitation will be 2-4pm & 7-9 pm Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions can be made to the Somerville Rescue Squad, 21 park Ave. Somerville. To send condolences to the family, visit

Funeral Home

Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue Somerville, NJ 8876
(908) 725-3111

Published in Courier News from Mar. 2 to Mar. 6, 2014