Born in Los Teques, Venezuela on November 3rd, 1919, Josephine passed away with her family by her side February 14, 2013 at her home of 53 years in Yucaipa, California. She is survived by two sons, Stuart and James and daughters-in-law, Sachiko of Poulsbo, Washington and Gianna of Yucaipa. She is preceded in death by her husband of 28 years, Alvin Victor, who died in 1979.
After Alvin passed away, Josephine carried on with great courage and much love for others around her. She was an avid gardener and spent much time doing so with James and Gianna, who resided at her home. Josephine always kept busy and had many hobbies, including sewing, quilting, knitting, and oil and watercolor painting. Josephine also enjoyed spending time with her many friends. Josephine was a devout Catholic, who during her residence in Yucaipa attended Saint Francis Xavier Cabrini Church. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Funeral services will be held at 10AM Friday at St. Francis Xavier Cabrini at 12686 California St., Yucaipa, California. Donations may be made to Retrievers and Friends of Southern California, the Nature Conservancy, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, or to St. Francis Xavier Cabrini Catholic Church. Floral arrangements may be sent directly to the St. Francis Cabrini Church.