March 13, 1935 - August 8, 2021
Joan V Sgherza, 86, of Aberdeen, NJ passed away on August 8, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 13, 1935 to Mary and James Owens in Hoboken, NJ. Joan spent most of her years in Union City, NJ where she raised her family with her husband Larry. She moved to Howell, NJ before ultimately settling in Aberdeen, NJ 9 years ago. Joan worked as an administrative assistant for the Department of Parks and Recreation in Union City for many years before her retirement. She was a very loving mother and devoted grandmother to her two grandchildren who were her world. Joan loved to have a good laugh and spend time with her family and loved ones. She was a wonderful cook and was coined by her family as "the greatest Italian cook for an Irish woman." Joan was also a devout catholic and parishioner at St. Benedict Church in Holmdel, NJ. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Joan is survived by her daughter, Janet Drennan; her son, Anthony Sgherza and Anne Marie; her brother James Owens; her grandchildren, Peter and Amanda Drennan; her cousin, Lorraine Griffo; her sister in law, Ann Owens; her caretaker and friend; Karen Fornes; and many other nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 45 years, Larry Sgherza; and her two brothers Raymond and Robert Owens. No formal visitation will be held. A Memorial Mass Of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, August 20, 2021, 10:00 AM, at St.Benedict Church in Holmdel, NJ. Funeral Services are under the direction of Bedle Funeral Home.
Joan V Sgherza, 86, of Aberdeen, NJ passed away on August 8, 2021 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born on March 13, 1935 to Mary and James Owens in Hoboken, NJ. Joan spent most of her years in Union City, NJ where... View Obituary & Service Information
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