May 22, 1915 - December 21, 2018
Josephine C. Morrissey (nee Zwolinski) age 103, passed away peacefully on December 21, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Josephine was daughter of the late Stephen Zwolinski and Mary Olga Zwolinski (nee Prisezni). Josephine was the wife of former New Jersey State Assemblyman Donald T. Morrissey. Josephine was a remarkable woman who worked very hard caring for her six children and often opened her home to those in need. She enjoyed gardening and making a house a home. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her. Josephine is preceded in death by her son, James P. Morrissey; brothers, Stephen and Edward Zwolinski; sisters, Marie Wright, Ann Kavanaugh, Christine Tucker, Frances Branham, Elizabeth Rodrigues, Catherine Offenberg and sons-in-law Richard Leopardi and James Ryan. Left to carry on her legacy are her beloved children: Donald T. Morrissey Jr. and his wife Cynthia with their children Rian and Alison; Joanne Ryan Burns and her husband Daniel with their children James, Eileen, Patricia, Dorothy, and Colleen; Karen Leopardi with her children Michael, Richard, and Nancy; Maureen Wells and her husband David with their children Timothy, Christopher, and Kevin; Susan Carter and her husband Joseph with their children Jed and Dalton; Daughter-in-law Elaine Morrissey with their children Patrick, Erin, and Sean. Josephine also has 17 beautiful great-grandchildren and many loving nieces, nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend Josephine's visitation on Wednesday, December 26, 2018 from 5pm to 7pm at the Murphy Funeral Home located at 935 Parkway Ave. Ewing, NJ 08618. Visitation will also be on Thursday, December 27, 2018 from 9am to 10am at The Church of Saint Ann located at 1253 Lawrenceville Rd. Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 10am. Josephine will be laid to rest at St. Mary's Cemetery located at 1200 Cedar Lane, Trenton, NJ 08610.
Josephine C. Morrissey (nee Zwolinski) age 103, passed away peacefully on December 21, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Josephine was daughter of the late Stephen Zwolinski and Mary Olga Zwolinski (nee Prisezni). Josephine was the wife... View Obituary & Service Information
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