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Josephine (nee-Cucchiara) Foehner

March 19, 1921 - November 26, 2019

Loving Mother, Sister, Grandmother & Great-Grandmother


Service Date: November 30, 2019

In Lieu of Flowers: Please make donations in her memory to the Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance Squad. P.O. Box 6024, Parsippany, NJ 07054

Obituaries » Josephine (nee-Cucchiara) Foehner

Dateline: Parsippany

Josephine (nee-Cucchiara) Foehner, lovingly known as GG, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, November 26th 2019 at Morristown Medical Center in Morristown.

Josephine was born to the late Calogero and Therese (nee-Natale) Cucchiara in Newark. She grew up in the Ironbound Section of Newark. It was there that she met and married the love of her life, Edward Foehner. They lived in Newark for many years before moving to Parsippany 43 years ago.

Josephine worked in Quality Control for Chase Chemical in Newark for many years before retiring.

She was a member of St. Christopher R.C. Church and its Experienced Club.

Josephine was a loving and dedicated homemaker. Her number one priority was her family. From cooking for them to caring for them, she always made sure to be there with a smile on her face. Over the years, she became known as ‘GG’. Not only was she ‘GG’ to her great-grandchildren but she was affectionately called ‘GG’ by all who knew and loved her.

Josephine was pre-deceased by her beloved husband, Edward who passed away on August 8, 1999.

Survivors include her loving sons: Albert and his wife, Pauline & Carl and his wife, Donna; her loving and dedicated daughter, Joanne Caponegro; her dear sister: Concetta Di Simone; her cherished grandchildren: Edward, Gregory, Corinne, Carl Jr., Louis and his wife, Beth, Michael, Christopher, Mathew and Lauren; and her treasured great-grandchildren: Louis Edward, Anthony, Mia, Gregory, Angelina and Giovanni.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her Funeral on Saturday, November 30th 2019 at 9:15 a.m. from the Par-Troy Funeral Home. 95 Parsippany Road, Parsippany. (973)887-3235 or visit With her Liturgy of Christian Burial to be offered at 10:30 a.m. at St. Christopher R.C. Church. 1050 Littleton Road, Parsippany. Interment: Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Visiting hours are on Friday from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In Lieu of flowers, please make donations in her memory to the Parsippany Volunteer Ambulance Squad. P.O. Box 6024, Parsippany, NJ 07054.