Leominster - Josephine Virginia (Lentini) Scaramuzzi passed away peacefully on September 12, 2021. She was born in Woburn, MA on December 18, 1928, daughter of the late Joseph and Mary (Randazzo) Lentini. She was a devoted wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend. She graduated from Woburn High School in 1947.
Josephine was best known by Jo or Josie. Her first job as a young woman was when she worked in her Father's grocery store called I. Lentini and Sons and she then went on to work at F.W. Woolworth in Winchester, MA. Josephine moved to Leominster when she met the love of her life, Vincent Scaramuzzi. They bonded in matrimony on February 24, 1952 and they were happily married for 65 years.
Once Josephine resided in Leominster she worked at the former R & M Manufacturing, W.T. Grants, Lou's Electric Supply, Inc., as a bookkeeper, and concluded her working career as a clerk in the Treasurer's and Collector's Office in Leominster for 11 years when she retired on August 26, 1996.
Josephine was always full of energy. She enjoyed walking and exercising at Global Fitness. She loved to dance with her husband and they were excellent dancers! She enjoyed traveling with Vinny to Italy, Hawaii, Las Vegas, Aruba and many more places. She was an excellent cook and made the best Italian cookies and pies. She enjoyed playing cards with friends and was well loved by many people in the community. She was a past secretary to the former Foggia Club, and was also a past secretary to the #6 Community Center, and a member of St. Anna's Parish for many years.
Josephine leaves her daughter, Diane Grubis and husband John Grubis of Colorado, her daughter, Carol McNamara and husband George McNamara of Leominster. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband Vinny in 2017, her sisters, Betty Angellis, Mary Sammatara, Ann Colecchi, her twin brother, Carl Lentini and brother Charlie Lentini. She also leaves many nieces and nephews, and a host of many community and extended friends.
The family would like to thank the entire UMASS Memorial Healthcare system for the exceptional care extended to Josie, as well as friends of the family, David Piermarini and Louise Kennedy.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to; St. Anna's Restoration Fund, 199 Lancaster St., Leominster, MA 01453.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, September 20th, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in St. Anna's Church, 199 Lancaster Street, Leominster, MA. Masks Will Be Required For All Those Attending. Burial will be private. There are no calling hours.
Wright-Roy Funeral Home, Inc., 109 West St., Leominster is directing arrangements.
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