GIOSA, James M., Funeral Director, age 67. "Jim" slipped peacefully into God's arms surrounded by his family on April 21, 2017. Beloved husband of Ritamarie (nee Tevis). Devoted father of Galen (Julie), Matthew (Lori), Abigail Trost and Bradford (Casey). Loving Poppie of Aly, Matthew, Ryan, Chalie and James.
Dear brother-in-law of Edwin and Diane Tevis; also survived by many loving cousins; predeceased by parents Michael and Elizabeth Giosa. Jim was the founder, owner and manager of Giosa Funeral Home since 1981. Jim was devoted to his family and grandchildren.
He loved cooking, music, fishing, the theater and singing in parish choir. Jim was a 3rd Degree Knights of Columbus, long time member of West Jersey Funeral Directors Association, and served many years on OLMC School Board, Berlin Twp. School Board; and also Berlin Twp. Planning Board.
Relatives and friends are invited to his viewing on Wednesday evening 6:00 P.M. to 9:00 P.M. and Thursday 9:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. at St. Simon Stock Parish, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church; 178 W. White Horse Pike (at Franklin Ave.), Berlin N.J. 08009.
Funeral Mass to begin 11:30 A.M. Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, Jim requested donations to Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Regional School, 1 Cedar Ave., Berlin, N.J. 08009.