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Josefina F. Loria Ph.D.

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Loria, PhD, Josefina F.

Josefina F. Loria, PhD, of West Nyack passed away Friday, June 27, 2014. She was 94.

Josefina was born December 30, 1919 in Camiling, Tarlac, Philippines. She is the daughter of the late Jacinto and the late Patricia (Carungay) Fronda. She married Lelis Loria on June 26, 1952 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Quezon City, Philippines.

She earned her PhD in American Literature in the Great Depression from the University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines. She was a Professor at the Pangasinan State University, Bayambang, Pangasinan, Philippines. Josefina enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and traveling to places she read about in her books.

She is survived by her three children: Araceli (Chichi) and Gary Warren, Blesilda (Bess) and Chad Salgado, and Corinne (Pinky) and Ramon Illana; seven grandchildren: Alex, Geline, Joe, Patti, Aggie, Caryl, and Raeann.

She is predeceased by her beloved husband Lelis, brothers Erdolfo and Rodrigo, and sister Remedios Espejo.

Visiting will be Wednesday, July 2 from 5-9pm at the Joseph W. Sorce Funeral Home in West Nyack.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 am on Thursday, July 3 at St. Paul's Catholic Church, 82 Lake Rd. West, Congers, NY. Interment will follow at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Nanuet.

Joseph W. Sorce FH Inc.

728 West Nyack Rd.

West Nyack, NY 10994

(845) 358-4433


Published in the The Journal News from June 29 to July 1, 2014
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