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Josephine Basso, 101, Longtime New Rochelle Resident, Seamstress

Josephine Basso
Josephine Basso Photo Credit: The Daily Voice/Contributed

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. - Josephine Basso, a longtime resident of New Rochelle, died Sept. 2. She was 101.

Basso was born March 24, 1913, in New York City, to Julius and Emilia (Patella) Turco. She was a seamstress for many years.

Basso is survived by her sons, Joseph Basso and Michael Basso; daughter, Emily Ricciuti; 13 grandchildren; 20 great- grandchildren; and a great great granddaughter. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Joseph; son, Philip; and grandson, Joseph Ricciuti.

Calling hours are Friday, Sept. 5 from 2 to 8 p.m. at Lloyd Maxcy & Sons Beauchamp Chapel, Inc. , 16 Shea Place, New Rochelle. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9;30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6  at the Blessed Sacrament Church. Interment will follow at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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