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Josephine Campola
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Mrs. Josephine “Josie” Campola, 98, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 25, 2019, at the Masonic Care Community.

She was born in Utica on February 12, 1921, a daughter of the late Vincenzo and Mary (Poccia) Malagese and was educated in local schools. On March 27, 1939, Josie was joined in marriage to Louis A. Campola Sr. and the couple shared a loving marriage for over sixty years until his passing on October 3, 1999.

Mrs. Campola was the owner of Josie’s Uniform Shop which she operated successfully along with her family for over forty years.

She is survived by her three daughters and two sons-in-law, Frances and John Doti, of Utica, Carol Miklich, of Oriskany and Susan and Kurt Freeman, of Utica; a daughter-in-law, Betty Campola, of Utica; several grandchildren, great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her son, William Campola; and son and daughter-in-law, Louis “Butch” and Geraldine “Gerry” Campola; her siblings, Philip, Tony, and Frank Malagese; and sister, Anna Stelmar. The family honored her in a private ceremony and she will be laid to rest beside her husband in Calvary Mausoleum.

The family would like to offer their most heartfelt thanks to the staff of the Brooklyn Unit of the Masonic Care Community for the loving and compassionate care shown to Josie during her stay there.
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Dear Sue &Kurt and family! Our Sympathies go out to you all for the loss of you mother and grandmother. May she Rest In Peace next to her loving husband ! God bless you all love The Sciortino Family and Diane Hanna

Written by Linda Sciortino
2019-04-28 12:36:16 AM

Dear Carol and family, so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom, with prayers and sympathy, Mary Catherine

Written by Mary Hosey
2019-04-29 12:52:42 AM

Deepest Sympathy in the loss of your Mom. Josie was a wonderful women. Rest In Peace. Francine Mulchyh

Written by Francine Mulchy
2019-04-30 3:12:59 PM