Joseph B. Ferrara, Jr., 87, of the Lanoka Harbor section of Lacey Township, died Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at home, surrounded by his loving family.
Mr. Ferrara was employed as a truck driver for 25 years with United Parcel Services, Edison before retiring 30 years ago; he was a member and shop steward with Local #177.
Joseph proudly and honorably served his country in the US Navy aboard the USS Des Moines from 1951 thru 1955.
He was a parishioner of the Church of Saint Pius X, Forked River, Lacey.
Born in Plainfield, he resided for most of his life in North Plainfield before moving to the Lanoka Harbor section of Lacey Township in 1990.
Surviving are his wife, Hazel Ferraro Ferrara; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph R. and Renee, Brick, NJ and Jeffrey P. and Kelly, Lebanon, NJ; a brother, William, Toms River; and 8 grandchildren, Bailey, Riley, Natalie, Louis, Alexander, Joseph, Tea' and Michael.
In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Joseph, would be appreciated to either of the following:
Donations may be made to:
Church of Saint Pius X
300 West Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ 08731,
Tel: 609 693-5107
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105