ST. JOHNSVILLE – Mrs. Josephine “Josie” Terricola, age 89, a lifelong resident of
Josie was born on December 31, 1929, in St. Johnsville, the daughter of the late John and Carmella (Terranova)
Josie graduated as Valedictorian from St. Johnsville High School in 1947 after being crowned queen to Phil’s king. Josie attended
Josie enjoyed many hobbies such as sewing, decorating her house, travelling in their RV and spending time with her family and friends. She was instrumental in bringing the National Polish Catholic Church to St. Johnsville after the Roman Catholic Church closed its doors in 2010. She and others worked tirelessly along with Pastor David A. Johnson to make this a reality.
She is survived by her daughters, Phyllis (Don) Johnson and Linda Terricola; her granddaughter, Wendy (Jason) McGrath; and great-grandson, Henry Philip McGrath. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Lena Terricola; niece, Connie Terricola; nephew, Terry Terricola; and several cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents; her husband, Phil; her brother, John “Buttsy”
Funeral services will be held on Saturday June 1, 2019, at 1:30 PM from The Enea Family Funeral Home,
In lieu of floral offerings, it is the wish of the family that memorial donations may be made in Josie’s name to either the Catholic Church in St. Johnsville or to St. Johnsville Ambulance. The funeral home will have a convenient area to do this on Saturday or you may contact the funeral home staff for other options to assist in doing this.
The family extends their sincere gratitude to the staff of the St. Johnsville Bassett Center with very special thanks to Dr. R. Curtis Mills and to the staff of Mountain Valley Hospice especially mentioning Russ.
Arrangements have been completed with Funeral Directors Harry J. & Kevin