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Josephine Valentino

August 13, 2023

Josephine Valentino Obituary

Josephine Ellen Valentino, also known by her maiden name Ricciardelli, passed away peacefully on August 13, 2023, at the age of 98 in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Born on May 2, 1925, in Newark, NJ, Josephine was a beloved daughter, wife, sister, and aunt to a large and loving family.

Josephine had a long and distinguished career at Fort Monmouth, NJ, where she worked for over 40 years in the US Army Procurement Division. Her dedication and commitment to her profession were evident throughout her tenure, and she retired on April 3, 1993.

Josephine was a woman of faith and found solace in worshiping at St. Michael's. Her spirituality played an important role in her life and provided her with strength and guidance.

Josephine will be deeply missed by her nine nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, John Valentino, her parents Frank and Josephine (Parrozzo) Ricciardelli, and her sisters Rose and Florence, as well as her brothers Louis, Gerard, George, and Frank. She also leaves behind numerous other nieces and nephews who will cherish her memory.

A visitation will be held at from10 am to 11:30 am  August 26, 2023, at Damiano Funeral Home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00 pm at St. Michael RC Church, West End. Entombment will follow in Woodbine Mausoleum, Oceanport, NJ

Josephine Ellen Valentino will be remembered for her kindness, dedication, and love for her family. Her legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of all who knew her.

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August 26, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Damiano Funeral Home
191 Franklin Ave

Mass of Christian Burial
August 26, 2023

12:00 PM
St. Michael's Roman Catholic Church
800 Ocean Avenue
Long Branch, NJ 07740


Woodbine Mausoleum
1173 Eatontown Blvd.
Oceanport, NJ 07757


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