P. JOSEPHINE "JOSIE" (RASO) ARRIGO
ARRIGO P. JOSEPHINE "JOSIE" (RASO) Retired longtime employee of Allegheny Country Club, passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016, in the peace and comfort of her own home at the age of 90. She was born in Sewickley on April 3, 1926, to the late Bruno and Teresina Raso. Beloved wife for 67 years to the late Richard "Dick" Arrigo (former head chef at Allegheny Country Club), she was the loving mother of Virginia Pease (the late Richard) of Butler, Carla Sye (Larry) and Theresa Karl (Frank), all of Economy Boro; cherished grandmother of Dawn Kummer, Timothy Sye, Michael Sye, Katherine Arbuckle (Brian), Frank Karl, Joseph Karl and the late Richard "Ricky" Pease; 13 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and many loving nieces, nephews and extended family. She is survived by her brother, Bruno Raso (Agatha); her sister, Helen Galetta (the late Louis); and her sister-in-law, Gwen. She was preceded in death by her brothers, Tony (the late Norma) and John. Josie was a member of St. James Church. She possessed a remarkably quick mind and uncommon work ethic, all while never losing sight of the importance of balancing love for family with her work. She will be greatly missed. Visitation will be Monday, October 17, 2016, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday, October 18, 2016, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at COPELAND SEWICKLEY FUNERAL HOME, 702 Beaver St., www .copelandfuneral homes.com , where prayers will be recited on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at 9:30 a.m., followed by Mass at St. James at 10 a.m. The Rev. Thomas J. Burke, celebrant. Burial will follow in St. James Cemetery. The family would like to thank Good Samaritan Hospice for the care given to our mother. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations in her name to We Care Food Pantry, 420 Dippold Ave., Baden, PA 15005 or to Good Samaritan Hospice, 3500 Brooktree Rd., Wexford, PA 15090.
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