Jessie Hydrusko
Jessie Hydrusko

Obituary of Jessie Hydrusko

Jessie Olsiewski Hydrusko, 94, of Spotswood, died at home on October 1, 2020. Jessie was born on October 16, 1925. Growing up in Sayreville during the Great Depression, Jessie helped raise her younger siblings and was an honors student at Sayreville High School. She married Henry Hydrusko in 1946 and they started a family in a little house in Spotswood, where Jessie would live for the rest of her life. Jessie, known to many as "Gram," was wholeheartedly devoted to her family, and especially enjoyed summer trips to the Jersey shore, as well as the long-standing tradition of Saturday family dinners at her home. For many years she was known around Spotswood for her friendly demeanor as she walked for miles around town each day. Jessie worked for many years as a secretary at Carter-Wallace in Cranbury, where she made lifelong friends. She was a communicant of the Immaculate Conception Church in Spotswood. She was predeceased by her husband, Henry Hydrusko; her daughters, Patricia Hydrusko Kiernan and Lynn Hydrusko Zangara; her sister, Florence Hickman; and her brothers, Frank Olsiewski, John Olsiewski and Stanley Olsiewski. Jessie is survived by her grandchildren; Caitlin Zangara Agosta of Somerset, NJ; Scott Kiernan of Centennial, CO; Kara Spressert of Monroe, NJ; and Rob Zangara of Chapel Hill, NC. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren; MarieElena Byrnes, Lucas Kiernan, Aiden Rodriguez, Jarron Rodriguez, Ava Lynn Spressert, Tyler Henry Spressert, Dean Zangara and Theo Zangara; as well as her brother, Walter Mesh of Sayreville, NJ; and her son-in-law, George Kiernan of Monroe, NJ. A visitation will be held on Monday, October 5, from 10am-12pm at Rezem Funeral Home, 457 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ. A prayer service will begin at 12pm at the Funeral Home followed by burial at St Mary’s Cemetery, East Brunswick 12:45pm.
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Monday
5
October

Visitation at Funeral Home

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, October 5, 2020
Rezem Funeral Home
457 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Monday
5
October

Prayer Service

12:00 pm
Monday, October 5, 2020
Rezem Funeral Home
457 Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Monday
5
October

Final Resting Place

12:45 pm
Monday, October 5, 2020
St. Mary's Cemetery
Cranbury Road
East Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
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