Date of Death: April 27, 2020
Ocean Township, NJ
Arlene Tocci of Ocean Township, New Jersey died on April 27th, 2020 at the age of 69. Arlene fought a long and hard battle against ovarian cancer. She died at home with her wife and daughter by her side. Arlene was born on January 6th, 1951 in Newark, New Jersey where she spent her childhood. She graduated from Essex County Vocational and Technical High School. Upon graduation, Arlene went to work for Western Electric where she remained a loyal employee for 33 years, through its transition to ATandT as well as Lucent Technology. After retirement, Arlene worked part-time at Shoprite in Neptune, New Jersey where she enjoyed meaningful relationships with customers and coworkers. She had many close friendships and valued them each deeply. Arlene was a talented artist who enjoyed showcasing her work at galleries, craft shows, and social media. Arlene took pride in gifting her art to her loved ones. Nothing gave her more pleasure than strolling Asbury boardwalk on a beautiful day with her wife, Robin. Arlene is survived by her loving wife of 26 years, Robin Oxfeld, her daughter and pride and joy, Shayna Oxfeld. As well as her sister, nieces, nephews, and a great-niece and nephew. She was predeceased by her parents Sylvia and Joseph Tocci.