Elvera Owsianik

Elvera Owsianik

South Plainfield - Vera (Ianniello) Owsianik, 86, died on Tuesday, June 5, 2007 after a brief illness at Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center in Plainfield.

Born and raised in Plainfield, Vera resided in South Plainfield for the past 65 years.

A member of the ILGWU, Mrs. Owsianik was also a member of Sacred Heart RC Church in South Plainfield.

An avid reader, Vera enjoyed crossword puzzles.

She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.

Mrs. Owsianik is pre-deceased by 2 sisters; Helen Verga and Ann Cherego, and by 3 brothers; Salvatore, Mike, and William Ianniello.

Surviving is her husband of 65 years, Victor P. her 2 daughters; Rosemary Kirchofer and her husband Reese of Greenbrook and Joanna Cleary and her husband Jeffrey of Texas, and her son; Victor and his wife Kathy of Edison, her sister; Rose Sockler and her husband Ed of Bridgewater, and 3 brothers; Pat Ianniello and his wife Virginia of Hillsborough, Paul Ianniello and Pam of North Plainfield, and David Ianniello and his wife Pat of Pennsylvania. Also surviving are 5 grandchildren; Resse Kirchofer III and his wife Michelle, Krista Kirchofer, Marissa Owsianik, and Christopher and Elizabeth Cleary and 2 great grandchildren; Reese Kirchofer IV and Madison Kirchofer.

Funeral Services will held on Friday, June 8, 2007 at 9:15 AM in the McCriskin - Gustafson Home For Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Ave., South Plainfield followed by a 10:00 AM funeral mass at Sacred Heart RC Church, South Plainfield.

Cremation is private.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 7, 2007 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM in the funeral home.

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