OBITUARY

Josephine Elizabeth Amenta

August 19, 1925February 11, 2018
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Josephine Elizabeth Amenta, of Old Saybrook and formerly of Portland. She was the widow of Louis Amenta.

Josephine was born on August 19, 1925, in Middletown, the daughter of Salvatore Russo and Concentina DePaulo Russo.

Throughout her life, Josephine loved doing handcrafts, quilting, knitting, and sewing. She enjoyed tending to her flower garden. Josephine had a great sense of humor and loved to smile and laugh. She will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Josephine was employed at Elmcrest Hospital, later St. Francis Care Behavioral Health in Portland as an environmental services associate where she worked until retirement.

Josephine is survived by her daughter Bonita Amenta of Old Saybrook; her son Louis Amenta and his wife Janet of Middletown; her brother Eugene Russo of Portland; grandchildren Amy and Alison; and great grandchildren Nikko, Kaiya, Nate and Henry; nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband she was predeceased by her brothers Sebastian and Vincent Russo.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, February 16th at 11am. There are no calling hours. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter). To sign the online guest book visit www.swanfuneralhomeoldsaybrook.com.

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Friday, February 16, 2018
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Josephine Elizabeth Amenta

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Susan Lessard

February 15, 2018

Bonita, I am so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Thinking of you, Susan

Patricia Menno-Coveney

February 14, 2018

Bonita, my heart goes out to you. A mother is so special. Please know you are in my prayers...

Bonnie Palermo

February 13, 2018

Bonita, I am so sorry for your loss.

C H

February 12, 2018

To the family of Josephine Elizabeth Amenta:

My condolence for the loss of your loved one. I hope you find strength in knowing that God promises you comfort and peace during this most difficult time.

February 12, 2018

May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this very sad time
Psalms 29:11

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