Josephine Cervone

Obituary of Josephine Cervone

Batavia - Josephine A. Cervone, 93, of Batavia, passed away Tuesday, (March 28, 2017) at LeRoy Village Green Nursing Facility, in LeRoy.

Ms. Cervone was born August 19, 1923 in Batavia, a daughter of the late Peter and Amelia (VanDetta) Cervone.

A devout Catholic, she was a member of the former St. Anthony's Church in Batavia. Josephine began her working career at Grahams before moving to The Smart Shop and finally working 45 years at G.T.E Sylvania. She loved people and animals.

Surviving are her nephews, Peter Cervone of Shelby, Dominic Cervone, Jr. of Batavia, Ronald (Ann) Cervone of Oakfield; and a niece, Donna (Maney) Neth of Holley.

Josephine is preceded in death by her siblings, Laura Sinibaldi, Irene (late Jimmy) Emmi, Blanche (late Nick) Ricci, Lousie (late Anthony) Martino, Mary Cervone, and Dominic (late Nancy) Cervone.

There will be no prior visitation. Family and friends are invited to Josephine's Mass of Christian Burial at 11:15 AM on Thursday at Ascension Parish, 15 Sumner Street, Batavia. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance, Inc., c/o UMMC, 127 North Street, Batavia, NY 14020. Burial will be in St. Joseph's Cemetery, Batavia.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Bohm-Calarco-Smith Funeral Home, Batavia.