Welcome to the memorial page for

Lois Ann Makowka

November 21, 1942 ~ September 4, 2017 (age 74)

Lois Ann Makowka (nee: Hockenbary), 74, passed away Monday, September 4, 2017. Lois grew up in Matawan, having graduated from Matawan High School. She graduated from Berkeley College and worked for many years at Dom’s Cherry Street Deli. Lois lived for many years in Keyport, where she raised her family, then returned to the Old Bridge section of Matawan for her retirement years. She is predeceased by her husband, Alexander Makowka, Jr. Lois is survived by her loving daughter Tara Lynn Mattia and her husband Jason. She is predeceased by her sister, Kay Walling. Lois is survived by many nieces and nephews. A lover of animals, Lois enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, as well as taking trips to Pennsylvania. Family and friends may visit Wednesday, 7-9pm at the Bedle Funeral Home, 212 Main Street, Matawan. The Funeral Service will commence Thursday at 10:00am at the funeral home, followed by burial at Old Tennent Cemetery in Manalapan. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345

 Service Information

September 6, 2017

7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Bedle Funeral Home - Matawan
212 Main Street
Matawan, NJ 07747

September 7, 2017

10:00 AM
Bedle Funeral Home - Matawan
212 Main Street
Matawan, NJ 07747


Old Tennent Cemetery
P.O. Box 5
Tennent, NJ 07763

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