ATHRIDGE, Josephine A. |
(Spracklin) Of Reading formerly of Malden, April 8th at age 84. Beloved wife of the late Thomas Athridge. Devoted mother of Michael Athridge, Linda Langille and her husband Richard, Karen Graham and her partner Brian Garbino and the late Thomas Athridge and his surviving wife Nancy. Cherished grandmother of Andrew Graham and his wife Rachelle, Marc Graham and his wife Wendee, Christopher Graham, Shane Athridge, Ryan Athridge, Jennifer Mozuch and her husband Scott, Erin Athridge and Patrick Athridge. Great-grandmother of eight. Loving daughter of the late Augustus and Florence (Broadhurst) Spracklin. Dear sister of the late Wallace Spracklin, Florence Grant, Dorothy Murray, Evelyn Fitzpatrick and Phyllis Lang. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews. Member of Malden Senior Center, Malden Irish American Club, where she loved to play poker, Mellon Alumni Group, Red Hat Society, Ramblin Roses of Tewksbury, Rocking Rubies and Scarlet O'Hara's of Burlington. Funeral from the Barile Family Funeral Home, 482 Main St. (RT 28) STONEHAM, Thursday, April 14th at 10 a.m. followed by a Funeral Service Celebrating Josephine's Eternal Life in the First Congregational Church, 1 Church St., Stoneham at 11 a.m. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Wednesday, April 13th from 4-8 p.m. in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and elevator are available. Interment at Puritan Lawn Memorial Park, Peabody. Please honor Josephine by making donations in her memory to MGH, Neuro/Oncology Center, 55 Fruit St., Boston, MA 02114.
Barile Family Funeral Homes
Celebrating Life - Sharing Memories
Published in The Boston Globe on Apr. 13, 2016