Josephine Francis Warner
NC - Josephine "Jo" Francis Warner, 83, went home to be
with her Lord and Savior on April 28th, 2017, after a long and
Jo was born in Schenectady, NY, where
she attended Schenectady Public School System, worked and raised her
family along with her loving and devoted husband Walter. They moved to
North Carolina upon his retirement to enjoy the peaceful serenity of
Grandy, along with being by the water. This is where they enjoyed their
friends and neighbors along with their Church, where Jo also took great
pleasure and enjoyed singing in the choir. Jo was also well known for
her love of animals, especially the "strays" of Grandy.
loved all of her children, grandchildren, and great-children, and it
was a joy to watch her with all of the babies. We as a family also
loved visiting North Carolina in the summer and looked forward to her
special and delicious desserts.
Jo is survived by her
daughters Brenda (David) Mantei and Marcey (Charles) Baum. Her son
Stephen (Linda) Warner. Son in law James Wierzbicki. 12 grandchildren,
Rachel (Jeff) St.Onge, David (Kristy) Mantei, Jennifer Warner (Marc
Giaquinto), Adam Mantei,Dominic Wierzbicki (Jenai Southard), James
(CarolAnne) Wierzbicki, Laurie Warner, Sara (Nate) Gatta, Jeremy and
Stephen Wierzbicki, Charles and Alexis Baum. She is also survived by 12
great-grandchildren, along with several nieces and nephews.
was predeceased by her devoted husband Walter, who she married on April
4th, 1953, and her loving daughter Tracey Lynn, who passed just days
before our dad. She was also predeceased by her parents Serafina and
Carmelo Palmeri, sisters Carm Gentile and Loretta Hulbert, and her
brother Frank Palmeri.
There will be no local memorial service,
however there will be a family and friends memorial service to be held
at Saratoga National Cemetery, Saratoga, NY, on Monday, May 08th, 2017,
at 10:30a.m., where Josephine will be laid to rest alongside her "Love
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made
to Currituck County Animal Shelter, Currituck, N.C. in Jo's name, or to
Sentara Nursing Facility, 3907 Caratoke Hwy., Barco, N.C., 27914, where
we as an entire family want to thank the doctors, nurses, and aides for
the love and care they gave to "Miss Jo".
condolence are welcome at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop
Funeral Service, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.