Janis Boccia
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Obituary of Janis Boccia

Janis Boccia, age 83, of West Orange passed away on Friday, April 24, 2009 at St. Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston. Mrs. Boccia was born September 21, 1925 in East Orange, NJ. She was the daughter of the late Benjamin and the late Frances (Faust) Jordan. Mrs. Boccia was the co-owner and operator of Boccia Jewelry in Newark, NJ. She also taught dance in her earlier years. She loved to cook and enjoyed Long Beach Island. She is survived by her beloved husband of 56 years: Paul Boccia: Her loving daughters: Jan Hompesch and her husband Michael; Susan J. Stellingwerf and her husband Glenn. She was predeceased by her son, Paul Jordan Boccia. She is also survived by her dear Grandchildren: Michael Hompesch, Steven Hompesch, Brian Stellingwerf and Christina Stellingwerf.Visiting hours will be Monday, April 27th from 3-5 and 7-9 pm at the William J. Leber Funeral Home, 15 Furnace Rd., Chester, NJ. There will be a funeral service held on Tuesday, April 28th at 11:00am at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester. In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to:Presbyterian Church of SuccasunnaIn Memory of Janis BocciaAttn: Board of Deacons- Faith Kitchen99 Main St. Succasunna, NJ 07876
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