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Joseph Sciabica

Obituary of Joseph R Sciabica

Joseph R. Sciabica Age 91 –Ramsey (formerly North Brunswick) Joseph R. Sciabica, 91, died peacefully on August 31, 2016 surrounded by his loving family. Joe was born in Barnesboro, PA, on November 22, 1924 to his late parents, Rose Arcuri and John Sciabica. Joe lived most of his life in New Brunswick and North Brunswick, before recently moving to Ramsey. Joe was a WWII Navy Veteran who played saxophone in the Admirals Band. He worked for Johnson & Johnson for 35 years in Information Technology while attending Rutgers at night, graduating in 1967. He also played professional saxophone with the Blue Esquires, along with his cousin, Joe Bongiovi. At 90, he was still playing his saxophone, golfing and rooting for his beloved Rutgers football team. A loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, for Joe, family was everything. Joe is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Myrna Hughes Sciabica, his son, Jack Sciabica and wife Peggy, his daughter, Terri Christmann and her husband Andrew, 4 grandchildren: Olivia, Maggie, Joey and Katie, a nd many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents and 6 sisters. Viewing: Friday, September 9, 2016, 2:00-4:00 PM and 7:00-9:00 PM and Saturday, September 10, 2016, 9:00-10:00 AM at Bongiovi Funeral Home, 416 Bell Avenue, Raritan, NJ 08869 (908) 725-1887. Funeral Mass: Saturday, September 10, 2016, 11:00 AM at St. Mary of Mount Virgin Church, 190 Sandford Street, New Brunswick, NJ. Entombment: St. Peter's Cemetery Mausoleum, New Brunswick, NJ. Donations in Joe's name can be made to Carmelite Monastery, 26 Harmony School Road, Flemington, NJ, 08822 (www.flemingtoncarmel.org/). Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.bongiovifuneralhome.com. "ALWAYS AND FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS"
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Friday
9
September

Visitation at Funeral Home

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Friday, September 9, 2016
Bongiovi Funeral Home
416 Bell Avenue
Raritan, New Jersey, United States
Friday
9
September

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, September 9, 2016
Bongiovi Funeral Home
416 Bell Avenue
Raritan, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
10
September

Visitation at Funeral Home

9:00 am - 10:00 am
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Bongiovi Funeral Home
416 Bell Avenue
Raritan, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
10
September

Mass

11:00 am
Saturday, September 10, 2016
St. Mary Of Mount Virgin Church
190 Sandford Street
New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

St. Peter's Cemetery
Highway 27
New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States