Eva Joyce Friscia, 77, of Tinton Falls, passed away on Sunday, July 24. Born in 1938, Eva was raised on a farm in Jackson Mills until her family moved to Rumson when she was 10. There she attended Rumson High School, married and raised four children until 1986 when they moved to Tinton Falls.
Eva was a creative and award-winning quilter and inspiration to her family, friends, and community. She taught ceramics and quilting for years. She was an active member of the CPC Quilting Group and the Knitwits Knitting Group. She received numerous awards locally and nationally for her quilts, embroidery, and needlepoint. She enjoyed her family, numerous friends, laughing, and beautiful day at the beach.
She leaves behind her husband, Leonard T. Friscia; her mother, Mable Fowler; her brother, Richard April; her sister, Anna Russo; her children, Thomas Friscia, Karen Friscia Zoback, Jeanne Friscia and Michael Friscia; her grandchildren, Mitchell Snyder, Michele Barrie and Kyle Mosher; and great-grandchildren, Kara and Julie Snyder, Elias and Fraya Barrie.
A memorial gathering for friends and family will be held on Friday, July 29 from 10 a.m. to noon, with a prayer service at 11:30 a.m., at the Thompson Memorial Home, 310 Broad Street, Red Bank.
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