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Obituary for Joan P. Rzepa (Hines)

Joan P.  Rzepa (Hines)
Joan P. Rzepa, of Little Falls, N.J., passed away on October 27, 2017. Visitation will be on Sunday, Oct. 29 from 3-7 p.m. at Farmer Funeral Home, 45 Roseland Ave., Roseland, N.J. Services will be on Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Funeral Mass will be at 10:00 a.m. at St. Aloysius Church, Caldwell, N.J. Cremation will be private. Memories and condolences may be shared at farmerfuneral.com.

Born in New York to the late John and Catherine Agnes Hines, Joan lived most of her life in Verona, N.J. before moving to Little Falls. She was a bookkeeper for many years. Above all else, she was devoted to the care of her family. She and her husband were large benefactors of The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and were active in the community in Little Falls.

Predeceased by her husband, Charles S., her parents, her sister, Marian Cooksey, and brother-in-law, Carlos, she is survived by her children, Mary Patricia Russo; John Peter Sempier, and his husband, Trevor Lory, and Karen Lynn Merklinger, and her husband, John; grandchildren, Seann Patrick O’Connor, Kerri Ann O’Connor, John Thomas Merklinger, Nicole Elizabeth Merklinger, Rory Michael Merklinger, Connor Patrick Merklinger, Riley Grace Merklinger; great-granddaughter, Kayla Noelle O’Connor; nieces, Mary Wilks and Kathleen Tomaino; and many extended relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, stjude.org.

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(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com
(973) 226-1111 Shook-Farmer Funeral Home
45 Roseland Avenue
ROSELAND, NJ 07068
Fax: 973-228-9741
Email: farmerfuneralhome@gmail.com