Bertha ‘Bert’ Wozniak, age 89, of Pittstown, NJ passed away on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at Country Arch Care Center in Pittstown, NJ.
She was born on August 16, 1926 in Newark, NJ and resided in Pittstown, NJ for the past 5 years, moving from Union, NJ.
She was the daughter of the late Henry and Victoria Gwazda Gembarski.
Her husband, William ‘Bill’ Wozniak, passed away 31 years ago.
In her younger years, Bert worked for the United States Air Force and also for Prudential Insurance in Newark, NJ. She was last employed by the Union Twp. Board of Education.
Memberships include St. James Church in Springfield, NJ and Past President of The American Legion Auxiliary in Newark, NJ.
Bertha enjoyed sewing, crafts, puzzles, bowling, swimming and going to the beach. She also loved cooking for her family and enjoyed good food.
Survivors include 1 son; Steven and his wife Trish of Frenchtown, NJ. 2 grandchildren; Christopher Wozniak and Lora Wozniak, both of Frenchtown, NJ. 1 sister; Jenny Fidura of SC.
Predeceased by 5 siblings; Walter Gembarski, Helen Pawlikowski, Randy Gembarski, Henry Gembarski and Stanley Gembarski.
Calling hours will be Sunday, January 10, 2016 from 1 to 4 pm at Scarponi-Bright Funeral Home, 26 Main Street, Lebanon, NJ. Funeral Mass will be Monday January 11, 2016 at 10am at Immaculate Conception Church in Annandale, NJ. Burial at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in East Hanover, NJ.
Memorials can be made to the Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.