In Rememberance of Josephine P. Posocco
Josephine P. PosoccoDunmore, PA April 22, 1928 ~ September 22, 2011 Date of Service: September 26, 2011
Josephine P. Posocco, 83, of Dunmore, died Thursday in Hospice Community Care, Dunmore. She is survived by her husband, Anthony Posocco. The couple would have celebrated 61 years of marriage on Nov. 23.
Born in Scranton, daughter of the late Frank and Rosalie Grado Spargo, she was a member of SS. Anthony and Rocco Parish, Dunmore, and was educated in Scranton schools. Before retirement, she was employed in the local garment industry as a seamstress.
She enjoyed cooking and especially enjoyed her traditional Sunday dinners, cooking for her family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister and aunt who will be sadly missed by all who knew her.
Also surviving are a daughter, Mary Ann Ferguson and husband, Andrew Bigda, Forty Fort; two sons, Anthony Posocco, Maryland; and Arthur and wife, Michele, Scranton; two sisters, Kathryn Peptis, Tucson, Ariz.; and Beatrice Gowka, Old Forge; a brother, Peter Raia, Michigan; 10 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by an infant daughter, Ann Marie Posocco; a son-in-law, Richard Ferguson; and a sister, Jenny Wasielewski.
The funeral will be Monday from the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore, with Mass to be celebrated at 11 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith Street, Dunmore. Entombment, Cathedral Cemetery.
Friends may call Sunday, 4 to 7 p.m.