1917 Josephine 2021

Josephine DiFrancesco

March 1, 1917 — September 15, 2021

Josephine DiFrancesco (nee Leonard), 104 years young, of Eddystone, PA, formerly of Upper Darby, PA, passed away on September 15, 2021.   Born in Glen Campbell, PA, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Apolonia Leonard (nee Rapacy).

Josephine loved her family, was always laughing, and loved to sing and dance.

Josephine was predeceased by her beloved husband, David DiFrancesco.  She is survived by her loving children Diane DiFrancesco and Dennis DiFrancesco.  Also survived by her grandchildren Dawn Dussell and Xena DiFrancesco and her great-grandchild Dawn Gillespie.   Sister of Joseph Leonard, Francis Cessna, Bernie Prince and the late Walter Leonard, Ann McGrath, and Adeline Decker.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit the family Wednesday, September 22, 2021 9:00-10:30 AM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 8401 West Chester Pike (cor. Lynn Blvd.), Upper Darby, PA (610) 449-0300 and to her Funeral Mass at 11:00 AM at St. Laurence Lower Church, 8245 West Chester Pike Upper Darby, PA.  Interment SS Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Josephine’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association, 399 Market Street, Suite 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 would be appreciated.

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Interment

1600 Sproul Road

, Springfield, PA 19064

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

9:00 - 10:30am

The Donohue Funeral Home - Upper Darby

8401 West Chester Pike, PA 19082

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Wednesday, September 22, 2021

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