OBITUARY

Joseph C Fobert Jr.

December 6, 1946December 30, 2018
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Joseph C. Fobert Jr (Piano Joe), 72, of Newton, NJ passed away on December 30, 2018. Joseph was born in East Orange, NJ and was a US Air Force Veteran serving during Vietnam. He was a music teacher, self-employed musician - vocalist having played for the Miss America Pageant, Night of One Hundred Stars and the pleasure of accompanying Liza Minelli and Ben Vereen. Joseph is survived by his beloved wife of 25 years, Diane (nee Cook) Fobert; devoted father of Joseph C. Fobert lll and his wife Nadia, Lori Wohltman and her husband Louis, Kelly Tracy and her husband Robert and Andrea Santucci; devoted grandfather of Brianna, Louis, Gabrielle, Zachary, Annabel, Mikayla, Ian, Jake, Kadence, Calista, Delaina and Evali and great grandson Craig. Visitation will be Thursday, 2-4, 7-9pm, at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral mass will be held at 11am Friday at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 294 Sparta Ave, Sparta, NJ. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ.

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, January 3, 2019
  • Funeral Service Friday, January 4, 2019
  • Entombment Friday, January 4, 2019
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George Hicswa

January 3, 2019

Joe, I'm so saddened to hear of your passing. We played a lot of music and many laughs together.
The song has ended, but the melody and fond memories linger on.
Rest in Peace,
George & Jerri Hicswa

Jennifer Lyons

January 3, 2019

Dear Joey, Nadia, Zach and Annabel,

Greg, Sam, Denisse and I are truly sorry for the loss of your dad. We have some nice memories spent with you and him when you were younger. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Love,
Aunt Jennifer, Greg, and Sam

Joseph Baeli

January 3, 2019

Dear nephew Joe and family,

Carol, Tommy and I are sincerely sorry for the passing of your Dad. We have very fond memories of our time with him when you were younger. We are glad to have had the chance to see him at Zach's birthday party several years ago. We came across this nice picture of him with you and Zach at the party.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Love,
Uncle Joe, Aunt Carol and Tommy

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Biography

Joseph C. Fobert Jr (Piano Joe), 72, of Newton, NJ passed away on December 30, 2018. Joseph was born in East Orange, NJ and was a US Air Force Veteran serving during Vietnam. He was a music teacher, self-employed musician - vocalist having played for the Miss America Pageant, Night of One Hundred Stars and the pleasure of accompanying Liza Minelli and Ben Vereen. Joseph is survived by his beloved wife of 25 years, Diane (nee Cook) Fobert; devoted father of Joseph C. Fobert lll and his wife Nadia, Lori Wohltman and her husband Louis, Kelly Tracy and her husband Robert and Andrea Santucci; devoted grandfather of Brianna, Louis, Gabrielle, Zachary, Annabel, Mikayla, Ian, Jake, Kadence, Calista, Delaina and Evali and great grandson Craig. Visitation will be Thursday, 2-4, 7-9pm, at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main St, Sparta, NJ 07871. A funeral mass will be held at 11am Friday at Our Lady of the Lake Church, 294 Sparta Ave, Sparta, NJ. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover, NJ.