Obituary for JoAnn States
JoAnn States, 75, passed away Sunday December 31st, 2017 at Overlook Hospital in Summit.
Born on Staten Island to Edward T. and Josephine Norman (Rotella), JoAnn had been a long-time resident of Westfield. She was an active parishioner of Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Westfield. Ms. States retired as an executive after more than 40 years with Public Service Electric & Gas (PSE&G) in Springfield.
JoAnn States was predeceased by her parents. She is survived by her brother, Edward T. Norman and his wife Patricia; by her nephews, Edward J. Norman and his wife Alison and Christopher Norman; by her niece, Jessica Verwys and her husband Patrick; by her great nephew and nieces, Donald, Josephine, and Natalie; and by many cousins and friends.
Visitation will be Sunday January 7 from 3-7 pm at the Dooley Colonial Home 556 Westfield Ave in Westfield. A mass of Christian burial will begin at 10am Monday in Holy Trinity Church. Burial will follow in St. Gertrude Cemetery in Colonia. In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at www.stjude.org