Jean Anna (nee Dowling) Poetsch

July 28, 1918 - January 29, 2017

Obituary & Service Info

Jean Anna (nee Dowling) Poetsch

Jean Anna (nee Dowling) Poetsch, 98, of South Amboy, NJ, died on Sunday, January 29, 2017. Funeral services will begin on Thursday at 9:30 a.m. with a service beginning at 10:30 a.m. from Kurzawa Funeral Home, 338 Main Street in South Amboy. Interment will follow at Christ Church Cemetery, South Amboy. Visiting hours will take place at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 to 7 p.m. Memories and condolences may be shared at 

Born in South Amboy to the late John and Marian (Banks) Dowling, Mrs. Poetsch was a lifelong resident of South Amboy. She was a proud homemaker, was devoted to her family and enjoyed spoiling her grandchildren by attending all sporting events. She was very active with South Amboy’s Senior Center and devoted member of Christ Episcopal Church in South Amboy.

Beloved wife of 61 years to the late Casper E. Poetsch. Devoted mother to Robert Poetsch and wife Judy and the late Paul Poetsch and his surviving wife Caryl Bailey. Cherished grandmother to grandchildren Scott Poetsch and his wife Marianne, Janet Marcinczyk and husband Steven, Robert Poetsch and wife Debbie, and Robyn Poetsch. Great-grandmother to 7 great-grandchildren Brian and his fiancé Lauren, Kelly, Kristina, Mary, Kyle, Courtney, and Connor. Dear sister to Robert Dowling and his wife Margret and the late John and Carl Dowling.

Donations may be made in her memory to South Amboy First Aid Squad and Progressive Fire Company in South Amboy and Reformed Church Home in Old Bridge.