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Josephine (nee-Ayala) Tassiello

November 12, 1936 - October 31, 2019

Retired tour director for Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts in Cape May


Service Date: November 4, 2019

In Lieu of Flowers: None

Obituaries » Josephine (nee-Ayala) Tassiello

Josephine “Cookie” (nee-Ayala) Tassiello passed away on Thursday, October 31, 2019 at Pine Acres Nursing Home. She was 82.

She was born & raised in New York City. Josephine lived in Parsippany for 20 years and then Cape May for 25 years before moving to Denville.

Josephine was a tour director for Mid Atlantic Center for the Arts in Cape May before retiring.

She enjoyed gardening and spending time at the beach.

Josephine was pre-deceased by her late husband: Raphael E. who passed away on 10/11/1990.

Survivors include her son: Ray Anthony; her daughter: Diana Gobeille and her husband, Raymond; her brother: Joseph Ayala and his wife, Tania; her sisters: Toni Rodriguez, Debra Rodriguez and Teena Rae; and her three grandchildren: Ryan Joseph, Anthony Raymond, and Ruthanne.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered at 9:30 a.m. on Monday, November 4, 2019 at St. Christopher R.C. Church. 1050 Littleton Road, Parsippany. Interment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visitation will be on Sunday from 3:00pm – 5:00 p.m. at the Par-Troy Funeral Home 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973) 887-3235.