Stamford-Born Norwalk Resident Josephine Shoztic, 94, Passes Away

Stamford-born Josephine Shoztic, 94-year-old Norwalk resident, passed away Sunday, her family announced Monday.

Josephine Grace Shoztic, age 94 of Norwalk, died peacefully in her home on Sunday, April 15, 2012.Born in Stamford, the daughter of the late Frank and Josephine (Tudisco) Nobile, she was the wife of the late Steven “Pete” Shoztic.  She worked for many years at the Fairlawn Beauty Salon, and enjoyed bowling and soap operas. 

Josephine was a loving family woman who enjoyed making chicken soup for her grandchildren. She is survived by her two daughters Sandra Scarso and Diane Coleman and her husband Leonard, 6 cherished grandchildren; Jennifer Belinsky and her husband Chris, Karen Fallon and her husband Wesley, Stacey Scarso and wife Kelly Pegler, Leonard Coleman Jr, and his wife Jaime, Craig Coleman and his wife Evan, Tammy Coleman Malkin and husband Paul, as well as 7 great-grandchildren; Leonard Coleman III,  Lucas Coleman,  Kiersten, Kyle and Katherine Fallon, Tyler and Kaitlyn Belinsky, and 3 sisters; Nancy Martinelli, Lena Valeri and Pauline McKale,  and several nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by her sisters; Patrina Bisacca, Florence McDonough and Frances Hansen. Her family would also like to acknowledge and thank Lilianne Buissereth, for being Josephine’s loving caregiver and companion for the past many months.

A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 am on Friday, April 20 at St.  Matthew Church, 216 Scribner Ave, Norwalk, with burial to follow at St. John Cemetery. Her family will receive friends on Thursday from 5 to 8pm at the Magner Funeral Home 12 Mott Avenue, Norwalk.  For info or online guestbook, please go to: Magnerfuneralhome.com.


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