Josephine Sargent (nee Trent), 87 years old, passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, February 16, 2020. Born in State College, Pa., she had lived in North Arlington and Clifton before moving to Hamburg, N.J., in 1985.
Josephine graduated from Montclair State College with a BA in Business Administration and then worked as a secretary for Barclays Bank, NYC, NY for 16 years before retiring. She was a former member of the North Arlington Junior Women’s Club and took great joy in family ski trips, travelling extensively and playing golf.
Josephine is predeceased by her ex-husband, C. Raymond Sargent and her companion, Milton “Sonny” Huber and is the devoted mother of Steven Sargent and his wife, Janet of Warwick, N.Y., Wade Sargent of Rutherford, N.J., and Peter Sargent and his wife, Alda of Lake Hopatcong, N.J. Loving grandmother of Andrew Sargent and his wife, Sarina of New York City, N.Y., and Samuel Gomes of Lake Hopatcong, N.J. Dear sister of Richard Trent and his wife, Annabelle of Towson, Md. Sister in law of Cornelia Hubbard of Sussex, N.J., Dorothy Sargent of Laguna Woods, CA and Frank Hotz of Moneta, Va. Cherished by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family will receive their friends at Ferguson-Vernon Funeral Home, 241 Route 94(1 Vanderhoof Court for GPS), Vernon, N.J., on Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 11 a.m. to noon. Memorial service to follow at 12 Noon. Cremation is private. Memorial gifts to Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice, 99 Sparta Avenue, Newton, NJ 07860 would be appreciated. Information and condolences can be found at www.fergusonvernonfuneralhome.com.