Obituary of Arlene T. Bodensieck
Piscataway, NJ – Arlene Theresa (Benenati) Bodensieck, six days short of her 65th birthday, passed away on December 6, 2022 at her home with her loving daughter Emily at her bedside. Born in Jersey City to the late Vincent Joseph and Lillian Elizabeth (Griebel) Benenati, Arlene has lived in Piscataway since 1993.
In 1999, Arlene started her career with the public schools of Piscataway Township. She worked for nineteen years as a secretary before falling ill and retiring. She enjoyed baking, crafting, sewing, being outside, but her true passion was shopping on QVC.
Arlene leaves behind her loving husband of forty-one years, Carl Bodensieck, Jr. of Piscataway and her cherished daughter Emily Desai and her husband Prajesh of Somerset. She also leaves behind many friends and co-workers whom all were touched by Arlene’s life.
Visitation will take place in Piscataway Funeral Home, 18 Stelton Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 on Thursday, December 8, 2022 from 7pm-9pm and on Friday, December 9, 2022 from 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm. A funeral service will be held on Friday at 8:00pm with Arlene’s close friend and pastor, Pastor Glenn Boisclair officiating. A private burial will take place on Saturday, December 10, 2022 at Resurrection Burial Park in Piscataway.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Arlene’s name sent to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.