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Josephine Marion Marton, 1919-2019


Last updated 8/9/2019 at 1:22pm

Josephine Marton

Josephine Marion Marton, 100, of Lake Wales passed away Saturday, August 3, 2019 at The Groves Center.

She was born January 18, 1919 in Lodi, NJ to the late Nicholas and Aniela Wasek; she came to Lake Wales from Boca Raton in 1993; and prior to that lived in Elmwood Park, NJ. She was a homemaker and member of the Resurrection Lutheran Church in Winter Haven.

Josephine was preceded in death by her first husband, Alfred W. Thorne, Sr. in 1969; son, Robert C. Thorne; five brothers and one sister. Survivors include her husband of 37 years, Milan J. Marton, Sr. of Lake Wales; sons, Alfred W. Thorne of Cumming, GA, Raymond M. Thorne of Suwanee, GA and Jack D. Thorne of Laguna Nigel, CA; step-son, Milan J. Marton, Jr; step-daughters, Diane Canseco, Barbara Saunders and Karen Cascino; sister, Anne Koch of Port Henry, NY; ten grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, thirteen great-grandchildren and one step-great-grandson.

No local services are scheduled at this time. Burial will take place at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus, NJ under the direction of Vander Plaat-Caggiano Funeral Home in Fair Lawn, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105).

Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Lake Wales is in charge of local arrangements.


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