Josephine M. Shallow


Claim this Obituary
Rockport - Josephine M. Shallow, 92, of Rockport, formerly of Somerville, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2019. She was born in Boston's North End to Vincenzo and Giovannina (Gangi) Terranova. Josephine was a graduate of Boston's Girls High School, class of 1945. After working for several other companies she was hired by the Polaroid Corp. in Cambridge and remained there for 26 years as a clerical worker. In retirement Josephine volunteered at St. Anthony School in Somerville.
Josephine is survived by her daughter Joanne Shallow of Rockport. Josephine was predeceased by her siblings, Frances Terranova, Vincenza (Tina) Abate, Vito Terranova, and Gaspare Terranova.

Visiting hours will be held at the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester, on Friday, May 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. Family and friends are cordially invited. Her funeral Mass will be held in St. Joachim's Church, Broadway, Rockport, on Saturday, May 18, at 10:30 a.m., followed by her burial in Beech Grove Cemetery in Rockport. For online guestbook please visit
Published on May 15, 2019
Send flowers
in memory of Josephine
See more

Obituary published in


Print Guestbook

A place to share condolences and memories.

Share your condolences and special memories.
The guestbook expires on August 12, 2019.

Select an emblem

0 posts

Be the first to share a memory or condolence.