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Borsinger, Josephine

Josephine Borsinger of Valley Cottage, NY, passed away on Aug. 18, 2013. She is survived by her son, Lawrence and his wife, Cathy and her son, Gregory and his wife, Joanne. She was the loving grandmother of Bridget and David Greci, Daniel and Jesse Borsinger, Christine Borsinger, Matthew Borsinger, Tracy Borsinger, and Juliet Revis. She was the loving great-grandmother to Penelope Greci. She is also survived by her loving sister, Mary Silva and husband Dr. Carlos Silva, MD.

She was born Josephine Mary Dottino in Fairview, NJ on Oct. 21, 1924. She studied nursing at St. Mary's Hospital in Hoboken, NJ and became a Nurse Cadet during WWII.

Josephine was predeceased by her loving husband, Dr. Guido Borsinger, MD, whom she wed in 1950. She proudly served North Rockland County for over 30 years as a nurse along with her physician husband with offices in Stony Point until their retirement in 1985. Josephine was also active in voluntary work at Nyack Hospital and was president and active in fundraising and construction of the Nyack Multipurpose Senior Center and volunteered for the Center for Unwed Mothers in Spring Valley.

At the request of Josephine, there will be no viewing. There will be a Mass to celebrate Josephine at St. Paul's Church, Congers, NY on Aug. 21 at 10 a.m. Burial to follow at Ascension Cemetery, Airmont, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the .

Michael J. Higgins Funeral Service

113 Lake Road East

Congers, NY 10920




Published in the The Journal News on Aug. 20, 2013
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