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Lois Ann (Robertson) OsiejaMarch 2, 2017
Lois Ann Osieja (Robertson) of Mountainside, NJ passed away peacefully on Thursday, March 2, 2017.
A mass will be offered in Lois’ honor at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Central Avenue in Mountainside, at 10am on Monday, March 13th. Following the mass, family and friends are invited to join the immediate family at Mosaico, 1072 Route 22 West, in Mountainside to celebrate her life.
Lois was born to Beatrice (Hall) and William Robertson in their family home in Vailsburg, NJ, joining her two older brothers, Gene and Jack. She graduated West Side High School and was employed by Prudential in Newark. Soon after, Lois met and married Eugene Osieja. They began their life together in Irvington. Lois’ new adventure became raising their children and volunteering at St. Paul the Apostle, as well as supporting her children and husband’s endeavors. She concluded her career while working at Kean College (University) as an administrative assistant for Institutional Research.
Lois enjoyed reading, knitting, crossword puzzles, spending time with family and relaxing at her shore house in Bayville.
Lois’ greatest joy came from her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother; she took great pride in caring for her family. Lois was from the “greatest-generation” which lived through the best and the worst of times, she was a constant and unwavering source of love, wisdom, strength and guidance for her entire family and will be deeply missed. She was predeceased by her beloved husband, Eugene, and her son, Richard. She is survived by her loving son, Robert, and his wife, Eileen, from Wyckoff; her daughter-in-law, Dona, from Mountainside; and her daughter, Carol, and her husband, Scot Worswick, from Mountainside. Lois was a proud grandmother to ten grandchildren: Robert, Elizabeth, Matthew and Melissa; Ashley, Kimberly and Courtney; Zachary, Billy and Kacie. She was also a great-grandmother to Evamarie Morales Osieja. In addition, she is survived by her loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in memory to the Mountainside Rescue Squad, 1399 Route 22 East, Mountainside, NJ 07092 or the Mountainside Library, Constitution Plaza, Mountainside, NJ 07092.