Giovanna (Jennie) Rubino, 86


Giovanna (Jennie) Rubino passed away on Wednesday January 13th at Centra State hospital in Freehold, she was 86 years old.

Jennie was born in New York City to Frank and Nunzia Oliveri. She lived in New York City until moving to Monroe Twp. in 1942. Jennie was a 1953 graduate of Hightstown High School. She had a long career as a payroll clerk before finally working as a clerk-typist for the Monroe township administration retiring in 1999. Jennie was a member of Saint Anthony’s of Padua in Hightstown where she belonged to the Altar Rosary Society.

Jennie was predeceased by her dear parents, Frank and Nunzia Oliveri, her sons, Carl and Joseph, her sister Martha, and two brothers, Barnard, and Vito. She is survived by her loving husband, Ciro, her son, Vito of Hightstown, her daughters, Vincenzina Rubino of East Windsor, and Nunzia T. DeStefano and her husband Joseph of East Windsor. Jennie is also survived by her daughter-in- law Michelle Rubino of Allentown, NJ, as well as her sisters, Concetta Rubino of Monroe Twp., and Jean Kokal of Maine.

Jennie and Ciro have been blessed with nine grandchildren: Michelle, Jennifer, Joseph, William, George, John, Domonique, Rocco, and Damion, ten great grandchildren: Justin, Mia, Elijah, Shayla, Mya, Anthony, Kaylee, Noah, Nick, and Jace, and many other extended family members.

Visitation was from 7:00pm to 8:00pm Monday January 18th and from 9:00am to 9:45am on Tuesday January 19th at the M. David DeMarco Funeral Home, 205 Rhode Hall Rd. Monroe Twp., NJ. Funeral services were held at 9:45am on Tuesday from the funeral home. A funeral liturgy was at 10:30 am at St. Anthony of Padua RC Church, Hightstown followed by entombment in Holy Cross Burial Park Mausoleum, South Brunswick Twp.