Toale Brothers Ewing Chapel - Venice
140 E. Venice Ave
Venice, FL 34285
(941) 488-7737
More Obituaries for Josephine Poruban
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Josephine D. Poruban

Obituary Condolences

Poruban, Josephine D.

April 11, 1923 - July 5, 2014

Josephine D. Poruban, 91, of Venice, Florida, was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, and moved to Connecticut, and was formerly of Fairfield, Connecticut. They moved to Venice in 1991 and became permanent residents. She passed away at home in Venice on Saturday, July 5, 2014, and had been fighting dementia and Alzheimer's since 1998. She is survived by her loving, loyal, and devoted caregiver, husband of 47 years as of July 22, 2014, Bill Poruban, daughter Jenny Cocozza and her husband Paul of White Plains, New York, son Gary Garamella of Watertown, Connecticut, two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; brother- and sister-in-law Joseph and Barbara Poruban, sister-in-law Barbara Friedman, and several loving nieces and nephews including Richard, Shelley, Rickey, Jackie, Victoria and Matthew (Stark) and Nic Visinski. She was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters. She will be greatly missed by her devoted caring friend Diana Hillock. Josephine enjoyed family and friends. She loved ceramics, country and western line dancing, and she was a people's person. She enjoyed all kinds of music during her convalescence, especially Lawrence Welk. She was a devoted homemaker. During the past two years under the care of Tidewell, she had many devoted caregivers. A visitation will be held Wednesday, July 9, 2014 from 10:00 to 12:00 pm at Ewing Funeral Home, a graveside service will be held following visitation at 12:30 at Venice Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Tidewell Hospice, 5955 Rand Boulevard, Sarasota, Florida 34239.

Published in Herald Tribune from July 8 to July 9, 2014
Read More