Joy E. Demarest Tarallo

July 28, 1927 ~ December 21, 2021 (age 94)


Joy E. Demarest Tarallo, 94, of South Amboy died on Tuesday, December 21st, 2021 at St. Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, with family by her side.  Born in Baldwin, Long Island, she was previously employed by General Cable, Perth Amboy.  She is now reunited with her beloved husband, Anthony J. Tarallo, who passed in 1999, daughter of the late Walter and Gertrude Wassner Demarest.  She is survived by her daughters, Linda Tarallo, Carmela Colfer and husband, Gary Colfer, Joy Ellen LaVigne and husband, Darren LaVigne, and Toni Jean Tarallo and fiance, Carmen Semenza; her grandchildren, Victoria LaVigne, Anthony LaVigne, Lisa Freeman, William Disbrow, Joseph Tarallo, Christine Fallon, Gary Colfer, Kelly Livett, and Craig Colfer; and 9 great-grandchildren. Joy will be remembered as an avid reader, who loved to paint and never let an opportunity pass to learn something new.  She always exhibited the qualities of grace and class throughout her lifetime.  Most of all, Joy loved her family and created memories that will be cherished forever. There will never be a day that goes by that we will not miss her. Visitation will be Monday, December 27th, 2021 from 4 to 7 pm at The Gundrum Service "Home for Funerals", 237 Bordentown Avenue, South Amboy.  At the request of the family, masks are required for all in attendance.  Interment in Christ Church Cemetery is private.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the volunteer first responders of South Amboy (First Aid or Fire Department).

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December 27, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Gundrum Service
237 Bordentown Ave.
South Amboy, NJ 08879

Private Interment

Christ Church Cemetery
Pine Avenue
South Amboy, NJ 08879

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