Josephine G. Laboissonniere, 94, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Brandywine Assisted Living in Shrewsbury.
She lived in Shrewsbury all her life. Josephine graduated from Red Bank Catholic High School in 1936 and Drakes Business College in 1938. She was previously employed as a procurement clerk at Fort Monmouth until marriage. She was a member of the Shrewsbury Senior Homesteaders, the bowling league and the Schussboomers Ski Club for more than 30 years. She skied throughout the Northeast states, Canada and Switzerland. She was an avid Mets fan. Josephine loved to travel with her husband, Gene, and with their van they went cross-county. They also visited Florida, Italy, Spain, and Jerusalem.
Josephine was a resident of Brandywine Assisted Living since July 2007. A special thanks to the nurses, care givers, and friends she made there. She loved all the activities, especially playing bingo.
She is predeceased by her husband, Eugene W. Laboissonniere; brother Pasqual Tomaino and sister Mary P. Tomaino. Surviving are her three daughters, Mary Jean and her husband, Alan Stark, of Pennsylvania, Roberta and her husband, John Fragale, of Bayville and Eugenia Laboissonniere of Galloway Township; her brother Alphonse Tomaino of Red Bank; and her grandchildren, Daniel and Jonathan Stark and Jennifer and Steve Fragale. She is also survived by two nephews, one niece and a few cousins.
A visitation was held at the John E. Day Funeral Home on Friday, Oct. 19, 2012, from 4 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at St. Anthony of Padua RC Church on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, at 9 a.m. Interment followed at Shrewsbury Presbyterian Cemetery.
,Q OLHX RI flRZHUV, GRQDtions may be sent to the American Heart Association, One Union Street, Suite 301, Robbinsville, NJ 08691-4183. Please visit Josephine’s memorial website available at www.johnedayfuneralhome.com.