Roseann Lukasik (nee Picone), of Howell, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 7, 2019 surrounded by her loving family, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was 60.
Roseann was born in Morristown on January 2, 1959 to Louis and Maria Picone. She was raised in Florham Park, where she lived for most of her younger years prior to settling down with her family in Howell. Roseann and her husband, the late Walter Lukasik, Jr., raised their family in Howell and lived there for many years. She had a long career as an administrative assistant for several doctor’s offices.
Roseann was a wonderful and loving mother, daughter, wife & grandmother. She went to great lengths to make sure her family was well taken care of, loved, and comfortable. Roseann loved crafts, watching Disney & Pixar movies, as well as card and board games with her family. She was a fan of the Food Network, enjoyed cooking & appreciated good food. Roseann loved children, babysitting for friends and family, and was beyond overjoyed with the recent birth of her first grandchild. She will be deeply missed by all those that knew and loved her, especially her two dedicated daughters.
Roseann was predeceased by her beloved husband of 36 years, Walter Lukasik, Jr., in 2017. She leaves behind her dear parents, Louis and Maria Picone of Florham Park; her two daughters, Elisa Randisi and her husband, Mike of Howell & Jennifer Lukasik and her husband, Dimitrios Penoglou, Jr. of Jackson; one brother, Anthony Picone and his wife, Kathy of Flanders; one sister, Jamie Picone of Basking Ridge, her mother-in-law, Marie Lukasik; her cherished grandson, Dimitrios Penoglou III; and many nieces, nephews and dear friends.
Funeral services will begin at 10:00AM on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Madison Memorial Home, 159 Main Street, Madison, followed by a 11:00AM Liturgy of Christian Burial held at Holy Family RC Church, Florham Park. Entombment will follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Hanover. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a visitation to celebrate Roseann’s life held on Wednesday from 2- 4PM and 7-9PM at the funeral home.
Charitable contributions in Roseann’s memory may be made to METAvivor Breast Cancer Awareness, Research & Support through their website at www.metavivor.org
For more information or condolences to the family, please visit www.madisonmemorialhome.com