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Josephine M. Guerrisi Bricker
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In memory of
Josephine M. Guerrisi Bricker
Josephine M. Guerrisi Bricker, 89, of Hummelstown, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019, in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Born in Harrisburg on May 19, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Giovanna Sorrenti Guerrisi. Josephine retired as a Secretary from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry; and was a trained seamstress and tailor. She was a 1947 graduate of the former Harrisburg Catholic High School. Josephine was an active member of St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church where she served on the Council of Catholic Women, and was a member of its Resurrection Choir, Knitting Ministry and Areba Club. A true ice hockey fan, she rarely missed watching a Philadelphia Flyers game, and for many years would darn the socks of the Hershey Bears after every game. Josephine enjoyed knitting, but especially found joy in cooking and baking for her family, and spending time with her granddaughters and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry A. "Henner" "Babes" Bricker; three sisters, Bettina Guerrisi, Helen Brown, and Sr. Gertrude; and four brothers, John, Jerry, Richard and Frank Guerrisi. Josephine is survived by one daughter, Nancy L. Popp wife of Joseph E. of Hummelstown; one son, Harry A. Bricker of Sicklerville, NJ; four granddaughters, Rachael J. Hall wife of Jarrod of Charleroi, Jessica R. Fegley wife of Jamey of Harrisburg, Jennifer L. Gingrich wife of Joseph of Lewisberry, and Hayley A. Bricker of Voorhees, NJ; and nine great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Tyler Hall, Riley, Addison, Carter, Peyton and Parker Fegley, and Wesley and Elena Gingrich. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 10:30 AM in St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, 359 West Areba Avenue, Hershey. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Viewings will be Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc, 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, and in the church on Thursday from 10 to 10:30 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, 359 West Areba Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033. Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com .
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In memory of
Josephine M. Guerrisi Bricker
Josephine M. Guerrisi Bricker, 89, of Hummelstown, passed away Monday, February 4, 2019, in the M.S. Hershey Medical Center. Born in Harrisburg on May 19, 1929, she was the daughter of the late Giuseppe and Giovanna Sorrenti Guerrisi. Josephine retired as a Secretary from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry; and was a trained seamstress and tailor. She was a 1947 graduate of the former Harrisburg Catholic High School. Josephine was an active member of St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church where she served on the Council of Catholic Women, and was a member of its Resurrection Choir, Knitting Ministry and Areba Club. A true ice hockey fan, she rarely missed watching a Philadelphia Flyers game, and for many years would darn the socks of the Hershey Bears after every game. Josephine enjoyed knitting, but especially found joy in cooking and baking for her family, and spending time with her granddaughters and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry A. "Henner" "Babes" Bricker; three sisters, Bettina Guerrisi, Helen Brown, and Sr. Gertrude; and four brothers, John, Jerry, Richard and Frank Guerrisi. Josephine is survived by one daughter, Nancy L. Popp wife of Joseph E. of Hummelstown; one son, Harry A. Bricker of Sicklerville, NJ; four granddaughters, Rachael J. Hall wife of Jarrod of Charleroi, Jessica R. Fegley wife of Jamey of Harrisburg, Jennifer L. Gingrich wife of Joseph of Lewisberry, and Hayley A. Bricker of Voorhees, NJ; and nine great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Tyler Hall, Riley, Addison, Carter, Peyton and Parker Fegley, and Wesley and Elena Gingrich. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 10:30 AM in St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, 359 West Areba Avenue, Hershey. Interment will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery. Viewings will be Wednesday, February 13, 2019 from 6 to 8 PM in the Trefz & Bowser Funeral Home, Inc, 114 West Main Street, Hummelstown, and in the church on Thursday from 10 to 10:30 AM. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joan of Arc Roman Catholic Church, 359 West Areba Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033. Online condolences may be shared at www.trefzandbowser.com .
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Hummelstown, PA 17036
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