Funeral mass was offered May 2 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Jersey City for Josephine Tecchio, 92, of Jersey City, Marion Section. She passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on April 29. Josephine was born in Montemiletto, Italy and immigrated to Hoboken in 1928 before moving to Jersey City. She was a retired sales associate for Pink & Blue Children’s Clothing, Jersey City. A devout parishioner of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Jersey City, Josephine was a eucharistic minister and member of the rosarians. She was a long time president of the 50 Plus Club and always sold the nightly 50/50 raffle at the annual feast. Josephine loved to cook and bake for family gatherings and instill family traditions. Josephine was the wife of the late Sam Tecchio; mother of Susan Andrisani, Marilyn and Sonny Tullo and Sam Tecchio; sister of Joseph and Annette Salvatore and the late Connie Beatty and Dolores Salvatore and sister-in-law of Rose and Norma Tecchio; grandmother of Anthony and Robin Tullo, Jarrod and Jessica Andrisani, Jessica and JP Monaco, Sammy Tecchio and fiance Aimee and Justin Tecchio; great-grandmother of Gianna and Luca Andrisani, Anthony and Mia Tullo and Giancarlo Monaco. She is also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
Services arranged by the Riotto Funeral Home and Cremation Company, Jersey City.