Josephine L. (Amoroso) Alonge
WESTFIELD – Josephine L. (Amoroso) Alonge, age 93, of the Town of Greece, NY, and formerly of 27 Holt St., Westfield, NY, died Thursday, November 28, 2013 at Monroe Community Hospital in Rochester, NY.
Josephine was born on July 31, 1920 in Dunkirk, NY, the daughter of the late Carmelo and Grace (Baglione) Amoroso.
Josephine graduated from Beauty School in Buffalo and for a short time worked as a beautician in Dunkirk, prior to coming to Westfield in 1940. She had also been employed by the Westfield Republican and Welch Foods of Westfield. She was a longtime Elections Inspector in Westfield and had volunteered at Westfield Memorial Hospital as a Gray Lady.
Josephine was a member of St. Dominic Roman Catholic Church of Westfield and a life member of the St. Dominic Parish Altar and Rosary Society. She loved her Church community and was always active in Church events, such as the annual Spaghetti Dinner.
She is survived by one daughter, Judith Abballe, her husband John, and her son, Paul N. Alonge, Sr., and his wife Rose Mary, all of Greece, NY. Also surviv-ing are five grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and one great-great-grand-daughter, as well as several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband Samuel J. Alonge, whom she married on November 30, 1940 and who died on June 1, 1980, and by her three brothers, Frank, Anthony and Piere’ Amoroso, and by her two sisters, Bessie Amoroso and Jennie Ameno.
Friends may call on Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield, NY, from 11 a.m. until the time of Funeral Services there at 2 p.m., with Father Joseph Walter officiating. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery. A parish Rosary Service will be held at the Funeral Home at 11:15 a.m. on Tuesday.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hos-pital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.