Josephine Zentz
04/07/1919 - 08/03/2017

~~ Josephine Zentz

Longtime Springfield Resident

Josephine Zentz, (nee Chumcka), 98, of Springfield, NJ, passed peacefully on August 3, 2017. Born and raised in Newark, Josephine has lived in Springfield since 1962. She was a ring maker with Premesco Jewelers in Union for many years. She knitted clothes for dolls to be given to children with cancer. Josephine was pre-deceased by her husband Christian Zentz. She is survived by her three children, JoAnn Smith, Nancy Lake and Donald Zentz, 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Visiting hours will be Tuesday, August 8, 2017, from 10 am to 12 pm, followed by a Prayer Service at 12 pm from the Bradley Smith & Smith Funeral Home, 415 Morris Ave. Springfield, NJ. Interment Graceland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations in Josephine’s name may be made to: Springfield First Aid Squad, 10 N. Trivett Ave. Springfield, NJ 07081. To send the family a condolence, please visit,

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