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Josephine M. "Josie"'s Story

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Mrs. Josephine M. “Josie” (Favazza) Orlando, 95, of Gloucester passed away Thursday, January 26, 2017, in Den Mar Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was the loving wife of the late John Orlando.

Josie was born August 6, 1921, in Gloucester. She was the daughter of the late Carlo and Vincenza (Orlando) Favazza. She was a lifelong resident of Gloucester.

She worked as an inspector at Gorton’s for several years until her retirement.

She was a communicant of Holy Family Parish St. Ann’s Church. Josie enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoyed singing.

Josie is survived by her two sons, Anthony R. Orlando of Gloucester and Carlo L. Orlando of North Hampton, N.H.; her grandson, John A. Orlando of Seabrook, N.H.; her brother, John Favazza and his wife, Mary of Gloucester; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Josie’s Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Family Parish in St. Ann’s Church, Prospect Street, Gloucester on Wednesday, February 1, 2017, at 11:15 a.m. Visiting hours will be in the Pike-Newhall Funeral Home on Tuesday, January 31, 2017, from 4 to 7 p.m. Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery, Gloucester. For online condolences and register book, please visit www.pikenewhall.com.
Published on  January 28, 2017
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