Josephine Alfieri, 95, formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., died at her home in Lindenhurst, N.Y., on Aug. 4, 2011.
Friends may visit at the Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes, 448 W. Main St., Babylon, N.Y., today from 2 to 4:30 and 7 to 9:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:15 a.m. at Ss. Cyril and Methodius Roman Catholic Church, Deer Park, N.Y. Interment will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park Cemetery, Farmingdale, N.Y.
Born Giuseppina Alfano on March 11, 1916, Mrs. Alfieri was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Maria Alfano (née Scalia).
In 1933, she married her beloved husband of 77 years, Calogero (a.k.a. Charles) Alfieri, who preceded her in death on Nov. 19, 2010.
Mrs. Alfieri is survived by her children, Gloria Toscano, Charles Jr. and James; 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Ss. Cyril and Methodius Outreach, 125 Half Hollow Rd., Deer Park, N.Y. 11729.
Printed: New York Post, Friday, August 5, 2011, pg. 60