January 29, 1938 – March 19, 2020
Joyce Muscara (nee Farrelly), 82, of Hazlet formerly of Bloomfield, passed away on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at St. Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston. She was born in Newark to the late Catherine (Sheridan) and Dennis Farrelly. She worked as a cashier for Pathmark Supermarkets before retiring. Joyce is survived by her loving and devoted children, John Schierle, Maryellen Boyle (Thomas) and Cathy Kaiser (Robert); cherished grandchildren, Laura and Jordan; sisters Susan Dempsey (Glenn) and Peggy Brydges (John); sister in laws Roseann Hughes and Judy Farrelly; brother in law David Carlson; and many loving nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles; her daughter in law Fran; brothers Felix, Joseph, Dennis, Kevin and a baby boy who died in infancy; sisters Catherine Melkowitz, Joan Carlson, Jean Cassidy, Anna Doriety, and Helen Schierle. Arrangements from the Zarro Funeral Home, www.zarrofuneralhome.net , 145 Harrison Street, Bloomfield, NJ. Due to the current situation, a small grave side ceremony was held on March 24, 2020.