Josephine Boosinger
1915 - 2021
Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home
257 West Main Street
Mechanicsburg, OH

MECHANICSBURG - Josephine (Clemmons) Boosinger, 106, of Mechanicsburg passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.

She was born November 12, 1915 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio the daughter of Grover and Sarah (Days) Clemmons. In 1941 Josephine married Gale W. Boosinger, a life-time farmer and in 1946 a son, Thomas Bryce was born.

She was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church in Mechanicsburg where she served as an organist and pianist. Josephine was a charter member of the Junior Woman's Tourist Club and was active in-Home Extension work in Champaign County. She helped set up classes for developmentally-disabled youngsters in Champaign County and served as secretary for the Champaign County Board of MRDD for several years. Josephine volunteered at Closet Classics Thrift Shop and at McAuley Center over a period of years.

She is survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 57 years; son, Thomas Boosinger; brothers G. William Clemmons, Maurice C. Clemmons and E. Merle Clemmons; sisters, A. Kathryn Given and Bette Saulino.

Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg, Ohio with Rev. David Van Hoose officiating.

Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary, Tremont City, Ohio.

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Published by Urbana Daily Citizen from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2022.
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My condolences to the family. Jo was a very classy lady I enjoyed talking with her when I worked at Hearth and Home
Kim Palmer
January 18, 2022
Such a sweet neighbor for many years! Rest in peace, Jo!
Phyllis Cunningham
January 9, 2022
My deepest sympathy to family and friends. Jo was a life long mentor to all and I have wonderful memories growing up as her neighbor.
Jackie Geyer
January 6, 2022
I have a lifetime of memories about Aunt Jo. She never wavered in her trust in the Lord, was always so even-keeled. I will miss my visits with her, but I will never forget her. I have been blessed.
Denny Hiser
January 5, 2022
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