Josephine T. Rea Obituary

Josephine T.  Rea
Josephine T. Rea

February 24, 1932 - September 13, 2017
Born in Raritan, New Jersey
Resided in Raritan, New Jersey



Josephine T. Rea

85, passed away September 13, 2017.

Josephine was born in Raritan, she was the daughter of the late Concetta and Louis Vecci and was a life long resident. She was a graduate of Somerville High School class of 1949. Josephine was employed as a secretary at L & H Plumbing in Somerville for over 20 years, retiring in 1994. She was a communicant of St. Ann RC Church in Raritan. In her spare time, Josephine enjoyed traveling, cheering on the NY Yankees and NY Giants, and especially loved spending time with her grandchildren who were the joy of her life. Josephine will be sadly missed by her family and friends.

She is predeceased by her six siblings.

Surviving are her husband of 61 years, Donald E. Rea, son Donald J. Rea , a brother Alfonso “Sunny” Vecci, and three granddaughters Lindsey, Jaclyn, and Brittany Rea.

Funeral services will be 10:30am Monday at Bruce C. VanArsdale Funeral Home, 111 N. Gaston Ave, Somerville. Entombment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery in Bridgewater.

Visitation will be 2pm to 6pm Sunday at the funeral home.

Donations can be made to Community Visiting Nurse Assoc. 110 West End Ave. Somerville, NJ . To send condolences to the family, please visit



Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Sunday, September 17, 2017
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bruce C. Van Arsdale Funeral Home
111 North Gaston Avenue
Somerville, NJ US 08876
Monday, September 18, 2017
10:30 AM
St. Bernard Cemetery
551 State Route 28
Bridgewater, NJ US 08807
Monday, September 18, 2017


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