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+...

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 interview with Ann. The resident of our Assisted Living.

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Ann Stallone became a resident at St. Joseph’s Senior Assisted Living since 2017. She is our oldest resident. Ann is always smiling 🙂        Russell Stallone (Ann’s So...

THE SALVATORE BONGIORNO STORY

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This is a story about ‘MY PAL SAL’, a newer resident here at Assisted Living. (Side note: the translation of his name from the Italian is “GOOD MORNING SAVIOR”). SAL came to the Saint Joseph’s Senior ...

THE SMILING FACE OF GINA

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Who is that lady who is always smiling? Well, her full name is Regina Stelma, she’s eighty years old and has been under the care of THE LITTLE SERVANT SISTERS OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION for about se...