Josephine  Lesho
Josephine Lesho

July 23, 1933 - June 19, 2017
Born in Newark, NJ
Resided in Linden, NJ


Josephine Lesho, 83, of Belmar, formerly of Linden, entered into eternal rest peacefully on Monday, June 19, 2017 surrounded by her loving family.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd., Clark, on Saturday, June 24 at 10:00 am, thence to St. Helen's Church, Westfield, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 11:00 am. Final Disposition will be private. Visiting hours will be on Friday, from 4 - 8 pm.

Mrs. Lesho was born in Newark to Sebastian and Lena (LaMotta) LaVecchia. She lived in Linden for 46 years, prior to moving to Belmar 3 years ago.

Mrs. Lesho was a Bookkeeper for Ballantine Brewery of Newark for many years, retiring in 1968.

Mrs. Lesho is survived by her beloved husband of 49 years, Edward Lesho; her devoted daughters, Karen Petruzzi and her husband Salvatore and Susan Sloan; her cherished grandchildren, Ryan Sloan and Jason Petruzzi and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Frances Kurbel and Pauline “Sooky” Capra

In lieu of flowers, please make a donation in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, 400 Morris Ave., Suite 251 Denville, NJ 07834-1365 or the Visiting Nurse Association, 23 Main St. Suite D1, Holmdel, NJ 07733.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Friday, June 23, 2017
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. Helen's RC Church
1600 Rahway Avenue
Westfield, NJ US 07090
Saturday, June 24, 2017
11:00 AM


Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home • 803 Raritan Road • Clark, New Jersey 07066 • 732-382-6262 •
Sullivan Funeral Home • 146 East Second Avenue • Roselle, New Jersey 07203 • 908-241-2345 •

Steven N. Perlmutter
Matthew S. Perlmutter
Funeral Director, Manager, NJ Lic. No. 3539  
Funeral Director, NJ Lic. No. 4785 
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