Joanne F. Pastore, 74, of Neshanic Station, NJ, died Saturday, September 30, 2017 at her home. She was born on January 2, 1942 in Philadelphia, PA to her late parents, Beatrice Kampf and Joseph H. Beuerle.
Joanne was an Executive Secretary to the President of Hoechst Celanese in Bridgewater for most of her life, but most recently a Sales Associate with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
She loved gardening, interior decorating, was meticulous in all her endeavors, was a master carpenter, and owned her own landscaping company called Tip Top Landscaping. Joanne was a soft spoken, loving, caring, beautiful, loyal friend, and excellent cook. Her grandchildren were her greatest joy in life and she was a very special "Nanna" to them.
Joanne was a devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt, loving sister-in-law, and loved her precious dogs, Duke and Missy.
Joanne was predeceased by her parents, her sister-in-law, Nancy Pastore, and brother-in-law, Zenon Zadlock.
Surviving are her beloved son Joseph and wife Tanya of Pittstown, NJ, two cherished grandchildren, Madison and Jessica, her loving sister, Beatrice Zadlock of South Amboy, NJ, her dear brother-in-law, Basil Pastore of Raritan, NJ, her dearest sister-in-law, Rita Llerena of FL, and three wonderful nieces and two nephews. She is also survived by her former beloved husband, Joseph R. Pastore of Raritan, NJ.
Viewing will be held Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at the Branchburg Funeral Home 910 US Highway 202 South Branchburg, NJ 08876 908-526-7638 from 4:00-8:00 pm.
Funeral services will begin with a viewing from 9:30-10:00 am at the funeral home on Thursday, October 5, 2017 followed by an 11:00 am funeral mass at St. Ann's R.C. Church, 45 Anderson Street Raritan, NJ 08869.
Entombment will follow at St. Bernard Cemetery in Bridgewater, NJ.
Arrangements are under the directions of the BONGIOVI AND BRANCHBURG FUNERAL HOMES.
Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the Pancreatic Cancer Foundation, 415 Crossways Park Drive, Suite D, Woodbury, NY 11797.
"ALWAYS AND FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS"