Age 90, passed away Friday, January 4, 2019. She was born in Irvington, NJ on August 19, 1928, to Enrico and Mary Evangelista.
She was preceded in death by her parents; ex-husband, Victor Rotolo; son, Marc Rotolo; brothers, Carmen and John Evangelista.
Josephine is survived by daughter, Diane Rotolo Reed of Rio Rancho, NM; granddaughters, Jessica Reed of Rio Rancho, NM and Kaylea Reed of Endicott, NY; sister Rose Marie and husband Robert Mither; numerous nieces and nephews.
Josephine was a driver for the public schools. She loved bowling, playing cards, playing the slots, blackjack, watching baseball, being around children, dogs and cats. She enjoyed listening to Great American Band music of the 30's and 40's. Also 50's Rock 'n' Roll. Most of all she loved chocolate and cherry pie.
Josephine was known for her feistiness, yet sense of humor. She was very outgoing, kind hearted and had a passion for life. Josephine was a loving mother and grandmother. She will be missed by all that knew and loved her.
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