Josephine M. Franzese

Josephine (nee Pucillo) Franzese, 88, of Ridgefield, CT, wife of the late James “Buddy” Franzese, died on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Laurel Ridge Health Care Center, Ridgefield.
Mrs. Franzese was born in Mt. Vernon, NY, November 22, 1924, a daughter of the late Antonio and Mary (nee Vetterino) Pucillo. She attended Mt. Vernon schools and graduated from A.B. Davis High School.
She was once employed as an office secretary and computer operator.
A former resident of Mt. Vernon and Bronxville, Mrs. Franzese was a resident of Lewisboro for twelve years prior to moving to Ridgefield in 2007.
Mrs. Franzese attended St. Mary Church of Ridgefield.
She most especially enjoyed the time spent with her family. She will be sorely missed.
Surviving are her son and daughter in law, James and Kristin Franzese of Ridgefield, CT; her daughter and son in law, Felicia and Christopher Inserra of Omaha, NE; her siblings, Louis Pucillo, Emilio Pucillo, Anthony Pucillo, Peter Pucillo, Dusolina Pucillo and Rita Roque; four grandchildren, Christopher, Amalia, Julia and Sam and several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:15 AM in St. Mary R.C. Church, 55 Catoonah St., Ridgefield with Fr. Russell A. Augustine, Parochial Vicar officiating.
Interment will follow at 11:45 AM in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Section 22, Hawthorne, NY.
The family will receive friends in the Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 from 2 PM to 8 PM.



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