Mrs. Josephine (Verdi) Longo
  • Francis House
    108 Michaels Avenue
    Syracuse, NY 13208

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Josephine A. (Verdi) Longo, 88, of Solvay, passed away Sunday July 28, 2013 at Francis House. She was born in Campobasso, Italy to the late John and Carmela Verdi. Josephine worked at Crucible Steel during World War II and was longtime co-owner of Longo's Dry Cleaners in Solvay. She was a member of the Geddes Seniors, a longtime communicant of St. Cecilia Church and member of its Altar and Rosary Society. Josephine was predeceased by her son John in 2007.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Carmen, 2 daughters, Marsha Brown, of Geddes and Sandra (Mike) Longo, of Baldwinsville, 3 grandchildren, Amanda (Andrew) Knipfing, Ashley Brown and Samantha Longo, and daughter-in-law, Nelly Longo.
Funeral services will be held Thursday at 9:15 am in BAGOZZI TWINS FUNERAL HOME, and 10 am in St. Cecilia Church, where a Funeral Mass will be celebrated. Entombment will follow in St. Mary's Cemetery, DeWitt.
Calling hours are Wednesday from 4 to 7 pm at BAGOZZI TWINS FUNERAL HOME, 2601 Milton Ave.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to Francis House, 108 Michaels Ave, Syracuse, NY 13208.
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