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CENTRAL FALLS- Josephine Blanchette, 94, formerly of Forand Manor Washington Street passed away Saturday September 15, 2012 at The Grandeview Center in Cumberland. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Blanchette.
Born in Central Falls she was a daughter of the late Jacenty and Ludwika (Biskup) Koza. She lived most of her life in Central Falls.
Before retiring Josephine was employed as a Sample Maker for the Display Novelty Co. of Pawtucket for 10 years. Prior to that she was employed as a Textile Worker in the Blackstone Valley Area.
She was a member of the Central Falls Community Center and the St. Matthew's Church Seniors.
She leaves her caregivers Marcel L. and Barbara J. Gagne of Central Falls. She was the sister of the late Stanley and Henry Koza.
Mrs. Blanchette's funeral will be held Wednesday September 19, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. from the Karol A. Romenski & Sons Funeral Home 342 High Street Central Falls with a Prayer Service in the Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. Relatives and friends are welcome to attend and may call at the Funeral Home Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery, Seekonk, MA.