~~Josephine Roio, 91, of Millburn, passed away on March 9, 2015. Josephine was born and raised in Nutley before moving to Millburn 40 years ago. She worked for Westinghouse in Bloomfield for 40 years, before retiring in 1982. She enjoyed reading and socializing with her friends. Her travels took her to Europe, Alaska, Bermuda, and Hawaii.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, March 16, 2015 at 10am at St. Rose of Lima Church, 50 Short Hills Ave., Short Hills. Interment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. There will be a visitation on Sunday from 2-6pm at the Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Ave., Union. For more info, or to send condolences, visit www.www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com
She was predeceased by her parents, Lucy and John Roio, brother Nicholas, sisters Connie Cocuzza, Lillian Cargiulo and Mary Anderson; nephew Neil Cargiulo and niece Lorraine Roio.
Aunt Jo was devoted to her family, and will be greatly missed by her loving nephews Arthur Anderson, his wife Mary Ellen and their children Jessica, Alexandra and Eric; Leonard Cargiulo, his wife Terry and their children Lori Snable and her husband Joseph and Lenny, and their grandchildren Patrick and Alexandra Snable; the late Neil Cargiulo’s daughter, Kim Novack; Joseph Cocuzza, Jr., his wife Janet and their children Anthony and Cara; John Roio, his wife Marilyn and their son Johnny. Nieces Diana (Roio) Valentino, and her husband Robert; Joan (Anderson) McMillan, her husband Harold, and their children Mary Kleinsorgen and her husband Greg, and Christopher McMillan and his children Piper and Sawyer. Josephine is also survived by her Godchild Gina Polverino, and brother in law Joseph Cocuzza, Sr. and many friends who will greatly miss her.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Josephine may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.