Josephine Moceri, 95, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away peacefully on January 19, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Niagara Falls, she was the daughter of the late Sam and Catherine (Cervola) Baio; and beloved wife of the late August Moceri, whom she married at St. Joseph Church in 1950.
Josephine was a graduate of Niagara Falls High School. She was employed by the N.F. Board of Education as a cook for many years prior to her retirement while serving at Harry F. Abbott school.
Josephine was devout Catholic and lifelong parishioner of St. Joseph Church. She was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Cristoforo Colombo Society.
In her free time, she enjoyed going to the Casino, getting a pedicure, watching gameshows, as well as rooting for the Buffalo Bills and New York Yankees. Josephine was also a talented cake decorator in her younger years. Above all, Mrs. Moceri centered her life around her family who will miss her immensely.
Mrs. Moceri is survived by her children, Gerald (late Susan) Moceri, David (Lenore) Moceri, Carol (Paul) Luzzi, Kenny (Laura Martin-Moceri) Moceri; her grandchildren, Michael, Brian, Cara, Paul, Rachel, Tyler; six great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings Joseph (late Rose) Baio, Angie (late Joseph) Simone and Annabelle (Julian) Grana.
The family wishes to thank Josephine ‘s “on earth angel,” Danielle, for all of the love and care given to Josephine the past seven years.
Visitation will be Friday, January 27 from 4 – 8 P.M. at M.J. COLUCCI & SON NIAGARA FUNERAL CHAPEL, 2730 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY, where funeral services will begin on Saturday at 9:15 AM, followed by Josephine’s Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in St. Joseph Church, 1413 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY. Interment in St. Joseph Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial offerings may be made to Niagara Hospice or St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Visit mjcoluccifuneralchapel.com for online condolences.
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