WILKES-BARRE — Josephine C. Morio, 92, of Wilkes-Barre, passed away on Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital.
She was born on Aug. 23, 1921, in Millsboro, Del., a daughter of the late Ollie and Amelia Lowe Hudson. Josephine was a graduate of Millsboro High School, class of 1940, and a graduate of the Milford Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Milford, Del., class of 1943. She was employed for many years as a registered nurse at the Wilkes-Barre General Hospital and at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Plains Township, retiring in 1971.
Josephine was a member of St. Andrew Parish in Wilkes-Barre and she was an active member of the Charles T. Adam's Senior Citizens Center in Wilkes-Barre. She enjoyed traveling with her daughters and their husbands, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren at family gatherings.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles F. Morio, in 1998; and by her son, Charles T. Morio, in 1987; her brother, Alton Hudson; and sister, Virginia Adams.
Mrs. Morio is survived by her daughters, Joann Burman and her husband, Richard, Mountain Top, Shirley Potter and her husband, Charles, West Wyoming, Kathleen Ricci and her husband, James, Scranton; daughter-in-law, Marilyn Morio, Benton; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brothers, Vernon Hudson and his wife, Madeline, Laurel, Del., Francis Hudson and his wife, Virginia, Seaford, Del.; sister-in-law, Mary Morrow, Bradenton, Fla.; brother-in-law, James Adams, Laurel; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Monday at the Nat & Gawlas Funeral Home, 89 Park Ave., Wilkes-Barre. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 a.m. in St. Andrew Parish, 316 Parish St., Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be in St. Mary's Cemetery, Hanover Township.
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