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Josephine Mazzella

September 16, 1924 — May 29, 2021

Josephine E. “Jo” Mazzella (nee Halstead), age 96, of Glen Mills, PA, formerly of Havertown, PA passed away on May 29, 2021. Born in Philadelphia, PA she was the daughter of the late Arthur L. Halstead and Anna Mae Halstead Bruhy (nee Henderson).

Jo was a very active member of her Church, Llanerch Hills Chapel, especially the choir. Jo started a 90’s club for people 90 and above from her church or other groups which she ran for 10 plus years. She attended specialty schooling to become a mechanical draftsman. Jo was a wonderful housewife who raised her 5 children whom she loved dearly.

Jo was the loving wife of the late Thomas A. Mazzella; devoted mother of Thomas F. Mazzella (Terri), Joan M. Lordan, Armand J. Mazzella (Carolyn), Allan J. Mazzella (Patricia), and Elizabeth A. Seggern (Jeff); adoring grandmother of 10 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren; beloved sister of the late Lois M. Naylor (Raymond). Also survived by her half siblings James D. Albright and Suzanne Oliver.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing, Friday, June 4, 2021 10:00-11:00 AM at The Donohue Funeral Home, 3300 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073, followed by her Funeral Service 11:00 AM.  The Funeral Service will be livestreamed through The Donohue Funeral Home Facebook page.  Click here to access the video: https://www.facebook.com/thedonohuefuneralhome/videos

Interment SS Peter & Paul Cem. In lieu of flowers, contributions to American Stroke Association, 300 5th Avenue, Suite 6, Waltham, MA 02451, https://www.stroke.org/ OR American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116, https://www.diabetes.org/, would be appreciated.

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