Sophie Van Bree, 90, of Metuchen, died on Tuesday, April 16, 2019 at the JFK Medical Center in Edison.
Born in Metuchen, she was a lifelong resident. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ in Metuchen, where she was in the Lady Circle. She loved to cook & read, but most of all spend time with her family.
She was predeceased by her husband of 67 years, Charles Cornelius Van Bree (d.2014); a son, Charles Christian Van Bree (d.2005); her parents, Domenick & Florence Scala; & 8 siblings.
She is survived by her two daughters, Mary Ann Pasko of Metuchen, & Flo Benyola & husband Raymond of California; two grandchildren, Rick Banyola & wife Lavonne, & Jereme Benyola; 3 great-grandchildren, Brennan, Alexandria, & Maverick Jack; & many nieces & nephews.
A visitation will take place on Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 11-1:30 pm with a funeral service at 1:30 pm at the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Ave (Rt.27), Metuchen. Interment will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Metuchen.
Flowers are welcome OR donations can be made to the Church of Jesus Christ, 31 Hampton St., Metuchen, NJ 08840.
She leaves a host of family and friends to cherish her memory.