Joan G. Nisch, 89, of Union and formerly of Irvington, New Jersey passed away on Monday, June 29, 2020 at her home.
Joan was born on April 4, 1931 and was the daughter of the late Henry and Gertrude (nee Durst) Foerst.
She was a long-time parishioner of St. Leo’s Church, Irvington and a current parishioner of St Genevieve’s Church.
Joan worked bingo for many years at St. Leo’s Church and was part of the social concern committee, served on the parish council as chairperson, and was a Eucharistic Minister and Lecture. She oversaw the gift shop at the church and was involved with the food pantry. She was a member of the tuition review board and St. Leo rosary society. In addition she was a member of Legion of Mary at Highland Lakes and Rosary society. Joan was a member of the Church Women United of Irvington and St. Philomena’s organization.
Joan was predeceased by her beloved husband, Frank Nisch and sister, Carol Halloran. She was the loving mother of son, Kenneth F. Nisch and wife Joan and daughter, Joanne LaRocca and husband Chuck. She was the cherished grandma of Stacey, Dr. Kenneth C. and wife Dr. Kathryn, Lauren, Kimberly and GiGi to Madelyn, Declan and Charlotte. In addition, she is survived by her nieces; Patricia Condo, Barbara Shaw, Kathleen Mooney, and Deborah Mezzo.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at Bradley, Haeberle & Barth Funeral Home, 1100 Pine Avenue, Union, NJ 07083. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 am on Thursday, July 2, 2020 at Saint Genevieve’s Church, 200 Monmouth Rd, Elizabeth, NJ 07208. An interment will follow at Hollywood Memorial Park, Union, NJ.
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