Josephine Frieri, a longtime resident of Yonkers, NY passed away on April 24, 2021 at the age of 87.
Josephine was born in Cairano, Italy the daughter of the late Felice & Nicolina Carbone. She emigrated to the United States in 1954. Josephine married the love her life Erberto on May 10, 1958 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and together they raised their 4 children while working as a seamstress. Josephine's pastime was crocheting as well as cooking and leaves a legacy of love. "Her family was everything to her". Josephine was the loving wife of the late Erberto. She was the devoted mother of Linda (Joseph) Mazzo, Margaret (Robert) Salierno, Connie (Frank) Simone and Frank (Elizabeth) Frieri. Cherished grandmother of Melissa Salierno, Adriana Amarillo, Stephanie DeCairano, Victoria Mascia, Nicholas Simone, Stephen Simone, Jordan Hathaway, Samantha & Michael Frieri and soon to be great grandmother of 2. She was predeceased by her 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
The family will be present on Monday, April 26, 2021 from 4 to 8 PM at Ruggiero & Sons, Inc. Funeral Home - 732 Yonkers Avenue - Yonkers, NY 10704 (914) 375-1400 - www.frswfh.com. Funeral Mass Tuesday, April 27, 2021 at 9:30 AM at St. Barnabas Church (E. 241st Street & Martha Avenue - Bronx, NY). Following the Mass, she will be laid to rest at Woodlawn Cemetery (E. 233rd Street & Webster Avenue - Bronx, NY)
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association - www.heart.org - PO Box 417005 - Boston, MA 02241 - 1(800) AHA-USA1
Our facility at 732 Yonkers Avenue is independently owned & operated by Richard & Michael Ruggiero. This location is staffed by Michael, Eileen, Michelle & Andrew Ruggiero and Jessica Martins. At this time, this is the only facility owned and operated by the Ruggiero family