Josephine Vezza (Lamendola)
Josephine J. Vezza, 94, of Clearfield died on Sunday, April 8, 2018 at the Mountain Laurel Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Clearfield.
She was born on July 4, 1923 in Clearfield, a daughter of the late Samuel and Lula (Mitchell) Lamendola.
Mrs. Vezza was employed as a sewing machine operator for more than 25 years for McGregor's Sportswear.
She was a member of St. Francis Church and the former Clearfield Martha Washington Lodge #1525 Order Sons of Italy in America.
She is survived by two daughters, Frances George of Wooster, OH, and Gloria Brown and husband Ted of State College; four grandchildren, Christopher George, Adam Brown, Dustyn Brown, and Katie Ashworth; four great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony F. Vezza on June 19, 2008. She was also preceded in death by seven sisters, Lena Yacabucci, Virginia Mayo, Turi Sturniolo, Theresa Zacione, Ann Hayman, Margaret Lombardo, and Mary Cimo; and three brothers, Anthony, Philip and James Lamendola.
A memorial mass will be said at the St. Francis Catholic Church, Clearfield on Thursday at 10:30 AM with Fr. Brandon Kleckner as celebrant. Interment will be in the Crown Crest Memorial Park, Hyde.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to St. Francis Church, 212 South Front Street, Clearfield, PA, 16830 or the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 275 21st Street, Clearfield, PA 16830.
The Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield is in charge of arrangements.
To sign the on-line guest book go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.