Josephine Nunes

September 26, 1926December 13, 2017

Josephine Nunes (Strasser), age 91, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Edmond F. Nunes.

Born in Austria, a daughter of the late Lorenz and Maria Strasser, she was a longtime resident of Somerset.

Born and raised in Austria, she immigrated to the United States with her husband in 1956 after completion of his military service. A creative woman, she enjoyed knitting, embroidery and other crafts as well as cooking, reading, gardening and most of all caring for her grandchildren.

She is survived by one daughter, Maria Medeiros and her husband Joseph; one son Edmond F. Nunes and his wife Estelle; two grandsons, Andrew L. Nunes and his wife Prianka Chawla and Edmond M. Nunes and his wife Nicole; and two great granddaughters, Camryn and Brynlee. She was predeceased by her five siblings.

Her Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM in St. Patrick’s Church, 306 South Street, Somerset. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Somerset. Contributions may be made in her honor to Clifton Rehabilitation Nursing Center, attn.: Activities Department, 500 Wilbur Avenue, Somerset, MA 02726. For directions and tributes,


  • Funeral Mass Wednesday, December 27, 2017
  • Burial Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Josephine Nunes

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