Obituaries » Josephine Ithalia Dolgash
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December 10, 1921 - October 13, 2004
Josephine Ithalia Dolgash, age 82, of Old Forge, died Wednesday evening at the Moses Taylor Hospital Hospice Unit in Scranton.She was the widow of Michael Dolgash, Jr. who died June 24, 1999.
Born in Old Forge on December 10, 1921 she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Carmella Piscopo Arpaia. She was a 1940 graduate of Old Forge High School. She was formerly employed by Dutchess Factory, Old Forge and was a member of Worldwide Church of God.
She enjoyed gardening, cooking and caring for her granddaughter.Her family will miss her kindness.
She is survived by her one son,
Michael D. and his wife Tina Dolgash of Old Forge who were also her caregivers and one daughter, Dorothy Dolgash Russo and her husband Robert Russo of Wayne, Pa. One sister, Anna Lizza of Old Forge. A granddaughter Candice Dolgash of Nanticoke and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by brothers Anthony and Nicholas Arpaia and sisters Caroline Vivaldi and Mary Johnson.
The funeral will be Saturday at 1:00 P.M. in the Thomas P. Kearney Funeral Home, 517 North Main Street, Old Forge with services by the Rev. Gale L. Morris, Pastor of the Green Ridge Primitive Methodist Church. Interment will be at Fairview Memorial Park in Elmhurst.
Friends may call Friday from 5-8 P.M.
To send an online condolence or for directions, please visit www.kearneyfuneralhome.com