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Josephine (nee DeAngelis) Alba

Obituary for Josephine (nee DeAngelis) Alba

June 19, 1921 - October 2, 2018
Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania | Age 97


Josephine Alba (nee DeAngelis), 97, formerly of Plymouth Meeting died peacefully on Tuesday, October 2nd, at the home of her daughter Jane and son-in-law Michael Korkus of Blue Bell. She was born in the Black Horse section of Plymouth Township on June 19, 1921 and was the daughter of Angelo and Maria (nee Carbo) DeAngelis.

She was a member of Holy Saviour Parish and worshipped at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church. She is survived by her four daughters; Josephine Baccaro (Ronald) of Lansdale, Marie Derrickson (Richard) of Lansdale, Sharon Tammaro-Kohut of East Norriton and Jane Korkus (Michael) of Blue Bell, nine grandchildren; Robin Baccaro-McGinn, Wendy Baccaro-Edelman, Richard Derrickson (Amy), Aimee Derrickson- Henry (Jeff), Gerald Tammaro (Remi), Meggan Tammaro-Leigh, Shawn Tammaro (Elizabeth), Michael Korkus (Cheryl), Brooke Korkus-Parker (Greg), and 19 great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister Anna Thomas of Rapid City, SD. She was also very blessed to have extended her family to include her loving and devoted caregivers, Judy and Joyce Phoenix. She was preceded in death by her sister, Bridgie, brother Anthony, son-in-law, Larry Kohut and grandson Michael McGinn. Josephine's greatest joy in life was cooking and feeding everyone who came to visit her at her home on Jefferson St. until Alzheimer's slowly took away her ability.

Relatives and friends are invited to share in Josephine's Life Celebration on Sunday October 7, from 6 to 8 PM at Boyd-Horrox-Givnish of East Norriton, 200 West Germantown Pike, PA 610-277-7000.

Services will be at a later date at the convenience of the family.

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200 West Germantown Pike
Norristown, PA 19401
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