December 7, 1935 - June 24, 2017
Giesguth, Ann S. (nee, Sorrentino), 81, of Smithville, died on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Absecon Manor. Mrs. Giesguth was born in Trenton, NJ and lived there for over 40 years. She resided in Smithville, NJ for the past 33 years. Mrs. Giesguth attended the Trenton Public Schools, received her Bachelor’s degree from the College of New Jersey, Master’s from New York University, and her Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall University School of Law. She was an educator and lawyer. Her teaching career spanned over 30 years, from kindergarten to college. Her legal career began after she authored the first Catalog of School Law Decisions in New Jersey. She went on to become the first female hearing officer appointed in the history of the NJ State Department of Education. Mrs. Giesguth was also engaged in the private practice of law, maintaining an office in Trenton, NJ. She was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish - Church of the Assumption, Galloway Township Democratic Club, Oceanville Ladies Auxiliary, Smithville’s VIP’s, Many civic, charitable, educational and legal organizations over the years. Mrs. Giesguth was predeceased by her beloved husband, John J. Giesguth. She is survived by her loving and dear friends, Nancy and John Mooney of Leeds Point, NJ; John R Mooney and wife, Dawn of Leeds Point, NJ; her nephews, Francis Sorrentino and Anthony Sorrentino of Las Vegas, NV; her niece, Debra Larson and her husband, Richard of Orlando, FL; and her niece and nephew, Christine and Robert Hoyer of Columbus, NJ. A visitation will be held on Thursday, June 29th from 10:00 to 11:00 AM with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 AM at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish – Church of the Assumption, 146 S. Pitney Rd, Galloway, NJ. Interment will immediately follow at Germania Cemetery in Galloway, NJ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish, 146 S. Pitney Road, Galloway, NJ 08205 or the Galloway Township Ambulance Squad, PO Box 784, 311 Carton Ave, Pomona, NJ 08240. Arrangements have been entrusted to Wimberg Funeral Home, 211 E. Great Creek Road, Galloway 609-641-0001. For directions or condolences, please visit wimbergfuneralhome.com.
Giesguth, Ann S. (nee, Sorrentino), 81, of Smithville, died on Saturday, June 24, 2017 at Absecon Manor. Mrs. Giesguth was born in Trenton, NJ and lived there for over 40 years. She resided in Smithville, NJ for the past 33 years. Mrs.... View Obituary & Service Information
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