Hardyston Twp., NJ: Josephine Abdou, 74 years old, died after a long illness at Morristown Medical Center on Friday, July 26, 2019. Born in Frankford Twp., NJ, she had lived in Newton, NJ for many years before moving to Hardyston Twp., NJ 6 years ago.
Josephine had a great work ethic working as a waitress at Yetters Diner, Frankford Twp. and Gibson Girl, Sparta while working as a factory worker for Ames Rubber in Hamburg for many years retiring in 1990. Josephine enjoyed cooking, baking Christmas cookies and day trips to nearby areas of interest.
Josephine is predeceased by her husband, James L. Abdou(2011) and a sister, Bessie Szoka(2016) and is the devoted mother of Francis Babcock, Jr. of Wantage Twp., NJ, Charles Babcock of Sussex, NJ and Lisa Hurd and her husband, Charles of Sussex, NJ. Loving grandmother of Carly Ann Giannetti, Charles James Hurd and Erin Babcock. Great grandmother of Luna Rose. Dear aunt of Steve Szoka of Franklin, NJ and Anthony Szoka of Willowgrove, PA.
The family will receive their friends for Memorial Visitation on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 10 to 12 Noon at F. John Ramsey Funeral Home, One Main Street, Franklin, NJ. Cremation is private. Memorial gifts to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860 would be appreciated.