Josephine Castaldo

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Josephine Castaldo

Made in Italy 100 years ago and aged to perfection, Josephine Castaldo of Mohegan Lake died Aug. 31.

Castaldo was born on Mar. 8, 1920, in Brusciano, Italy to Luigi and Adelina Ambra. She married Joseph Castaldo on Oct. 2, 1947, in Italy. In 1954, they came to the United States with their son, Anthony, and settled in East Harlem. In 1970, she and her family moved to the Bronx where she lived until 2005. She then moved to Mohegan Lake where she happily lived out her days spending time with her family.

Castaldo worked as a seamstress and was a proud member of the I.L.G.W.U. for 30 years.

She was predeceased by husband, daughter Mary and great-grandson Alex. She is survived by her son, Anthony, and his wife, Rosemarie, and son Carmine and his wife, Teresa. She was a proud and loving grandmother to Joseph Frank, Lisa, Susan and husband Shon, Joseph William and wife Erica and Elizabeth, and great-grandmother to Cameron Joseph.

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