In memory of
Josephine Holzapfel
In memory of
Josephine Holzapfel
Josephine Holzapfel Raised three sons in Clark with her husband of 72 years Josephine Evelyn Jeanette Holzapfel (nee Thurgood), 92, of Clark, NJ entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Mrs. Holzapfel was born in Bristol, England to Winifred and George Thurgood. The childhood of Jo and her sisters, Wendy and the late Doreen, was defined by the air raids of the Battle of Britain in World War II. During the war, she met her future husband, William Holzapfel. At the end of the war, Jo and Bill were married and lived in America. They eventually settled in Clark and during their 72 years together, raised three sons. Jo was the devoted mother of Alan and his wife Sally, Glenn and his wife, Mindy, the late Eric Holzapfel and daughter-in-law, Carol Holzapfel. She was the beloved grandmother of Scott, Jennifer, Matthew and Tyler and great-grandmother of Samantha, Jake, Erica and Emma. She is also survived by her sister Wendy and nieces and nephews Susan, Richard, Annalise and Tristan. A private family only funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 17 at Walter Johnson Funeral Home in Clark, followed by interment at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains.
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803 Raritan Rd.
Clark, NJ 07066
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In memory of
Josephine Holzapfel
Josephine Holzapfel Raised three sons in Clark with her husband of 72 years Josephine Evelyn Jeanette Holzapfel (nee Thurgood), 92, of Clark, NJ entered into eternal rest on Saturday, September 12, 2020. Mrs. Holzapfel was born in Bristol, England to Winifred and George Thurgood. The childhood of Jo and her sisters, Wendy and the late Doreen, was defined by the air raids of the Battle of Britain in World War II. During the war, she met her future husband, William Holzapfel. At the end of the war, Jo and Bill were married and lived in America. They eventually settled in Clark and during their 72 years together, raised three sons. Jo was the devoted mother of Alan and his wife Sally, Glenn and his wife, Mindy, the late Eric Holzapfel and daughter-in-law, Carol Holzapfel. She was the beloved grandmother of Scott, Jennifer, Matthew and Tyler and great-grandmother of Samantha, Jake, Erica and Emma. She is also survived by her sister Wendy and nieces and nephews Susan, Richard, Annalise and Tristan. A private family only funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 17 at Walter Johnson Funeral Home in Clark, followed by interment at Hillside Cemetery in Scotch Plains.
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Services Provided By
Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
803 Raritan Rd.
Clark, NJ 07066
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