Memorial & Celebration of Life Day

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On March 25, 2021, the residents and staff of St. Joseph’s came together to remember the residents that we all lost over the last year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. All in attendance were ...

Easter at St. Joseph’s Senior Home

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Easter is certainly the most significant and joyful celebration in the Catholic calendar, as It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ who conquered death and saved us all from eternal death and ...

Easter Bunny Party

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Dear Sisters: I would like to express my sincere appreciation to ALL of the Sisters who provided the decorations for the party. Then came a big surprise! The Easter Bunny came Adele Horbacz 94 years ...

Spring a BEAUTIFUL time of the year

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Spring is a BEAUTIFUL time of the year to me. It reminds me that what we see outside is often different than what is inside. The barren fields turn out beautiful grass, crops, and flowers. The trees s...

The power of feeling beautiful

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“The beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!” ― Audrey Hepburn   Beauty is important to all of us, more than we would ever care to admit. We chase it relentlessly while we’re still youn...

The life stories that deserve to be heard

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“Aging is an extraordinary process where you become the person you always should have been.” – David Bowie   Whenever we look at the elderly, we usually see them as sickly persons, completely re...

Life Story of Irene Butrico

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Irene as a child Irene was born in Eerie, PA on October 4, 1930, to Anthony and Mary Jaskulski who were both from Poland. Irene moved to South Plainfield when she was very young and spent the next 70+...

Valentine’s Day at st. Joseph’s

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“The secret of Christian living is love. Only love fills the empty spaces caused by evil.” – Pope Francis   Many seniors who transfer into nursing homes or assisted living facilities often ...

My mom – Little Ania the little pretty blue-eyed lady

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My Mom, “Little Ania,” as she is affectionately called by the Sisters and Staff of St. Joseph’s, became a treasured resident of St. Joseph’s on January 17, 2020.  I w...

The World Day of the Sick

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“Serve the sick with such love, as you would serve Jesus Christ Himself” -Bl. Edmund   image from: https://aleteia.org/ Each year on February 11th, St. Joseph’s community celebrates the World Da...