Obituary for Grace Justus
Grace Justus, 75, of Lyndhurst, passed away Monday, July 10th, 2017. She was born to Frank and Rose Villante in Jersey City. In the late 1950's Grace moved with her family from Jersey City to Lyndhurst where she remained for the rest of her life. She married John Justus from Lyndhurst, they had three children and were married for over 54 years. Grace was extremely passionate about animals, especially cats and dogs and fostered both. She volunteered with the Humane Society She was a Veterinarian Technician with Carlstadt Animal Hospital for 13 years, before retiring. She was also a wonderful artist who enjoyed drawing and painting and sharing them with family and friends. Most of all, Grace enjoyed her friends and family, especially her grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Grace will be missed by her devoted & loving husband John Justus, Children; William "Billy" Justus & wife Laurie, Annette Justus and Sherri Brading, grandchildren; Sarah, Joshua and Anna, Siblings; Frank Giordano, Linda Dries, and Frank Villante. She is predeceased by Camille Brody.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations in memory of "Grace Justus" to
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Office of Development, attn: Emily Carter
885 Second Avenue,8th Floor, New York, NY 10017 (Pre-labeled envelopes will be available in Funeral Home lobby)
Family will receive friends Wednesday, 4-8pm in the Calhoun-Mania Funeral Home, 19 Lincoln Ave., Rutherford.
Funeral Thursday, gathering 9am in Funeral Home for 10am Prayer Service followed by Entombment in Holy Cross Mausoleum, North Arlington.