Joan L. Fenske, 81, of Manalapan, died on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at home with her loving family. Born in Newark, she lived the majority of her life in NJ, including Elizabeth and the last 20 years in Manalapan.
She was a communicant of Manalapan. Joan's life revolved around her family. She will forever be remembered as a doting grandmother attending every one of her grandchildren's sporting and special events with joy.
She was predeceased by her husband, Edward, in 2007; sister, Shirley Leonard; and granddaughter, Casey. She is survived by her sons and daughter-in-law, James of Delray Beach, FL and Bruce and Diane of Manalapan; sister, Doris Selesky of NY; grandchildren, Jaime, Brian, Eric and Peter; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank VITAS Hospice for their compassionate care of Joan. A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to either St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or VITAS Community Connection, One Meridian Road, Suite 5, Eatontown, NJ 07724. Arrangements are under the direction of the Freeman Manalapan-Marlboro Funeral Home, Manalapan.