Josephine C. Leone

Josephine C. (Nowicki) Leone, 92, a resident of South Yarmouth for 43 years, formerly of Chelsea, died Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2013, at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro after a period of failing health. She was the wife of the late Raphael Leone. Born in Chelsea, Sept. 19, 1920, a daughter of the late Charles and Helene (Bakinowski) Nowicki, she was raised in Chelsea and was a graduate of St. Stanislaus High School in Chelsea. She resided in Chelsea for 40 years before moving to South Yarmouth. A homemaker and devoted wife and mother her hobbies included cooking and crafts. Josephine is survived by a son, Charles Leone and his wife Judith of Easton; a daughter, JoAnn Cacciapuoti and her husband Frederick of Easton; 7 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. She was also the mother of the late Virginia Sanchez; and sister of the late Wanda Pignato, Anna Tansey and Dorothy Figelski. A funeral was held from Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 605 Washington Street (Rte. 138), Easton, Friday, Aug. 30, at 9 a.m., followed by a funeral Mass in the Immaculate Conception Church, Easton, at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in the Immaculate Conception Cemetery, Easton. Visiting hours were Thursday from 5-9 p.m. For online condolences, www.kanefuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home

Kane Funeral Home & Cremation Services
605 Washington St Easton, MA 2375
508-238-4269

Published in Easton Journal from Aug. 28 to Sept. 4, 2013