Josephine "Jo" passed away on July 10, 2016. She was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the daughter of Carl and Mary Caruso. Jo was the beloved wife of the late Bixio "Be Jo" Ottaviani; the loving mother of Joseph (Ruth) Ottaviani and Linda (Barry) Gromen; the dear grandmother (nonna) of Mary Beth (Rex) Loebker, Laura Anne (Oscar) Ottaviani-Chacon and Carolyn (Tad) Carmody, Keith (Pam) Gromen, Jeffrey (Alberta Pais) Gromen, Lori (Kent Butler) Gromen, Margaret and Sarah Goldrainer; and the adored great-grandmother of eleven. She is also survived by seven siblings -six sisters and one brother, while seven siblings - two sisters and five brothers - predeceased her. Visitation will be held Friday, July 15, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at the Gwen Mooney Funeral Home-Elden Good Chapel, 2620 Erie Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208, (513-853-1035). Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary Church-Hyde Park, 2853 Erie Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45208. Interment St. Joseph New Cemetery. Memorials may be given to St. Mary's Church, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
-Memphis, Hyde Park Center, or a charity of your choice
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Published by The Cincinnati Enquirer from Jul. 13 to Jul. 14, 2016.