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Josephine E. "Josie" (Antonucci) Amicone

Josephine E. "Josie" (Antonucci) Amicone
  • April 8, 1928 - April 4, 2019
  • Melrose, Massachusetts

Pause Days Gone By by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“Josie was a life long friend to my mother, Grace Rufo from Cedar Street . Please extend my sympathies to the family. Josie was a very fine lady who...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: ROBERT RUFO - Malden, MA

Christmas  Party Card Game 2014 “My deepest condolences. Josi was a wonderful person and a real Lady. We'll miss playing cards with her and the pots will never be the same, she...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Linda Rea - Tewksbury, MA

“Always a smile, a laugh, or a big hug. Warmth and humor, no better combination! Prayers. ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Brian Simpson - Windham, NH

“Cheryl, Condolences on the loss of your beautiful mother. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Kathleen Powers - Melrose, MA

“I love you Nana, I know you're with Papa and you both are smiling down on all of us! ❤ ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Nik Amicone - Family

“Joe and Josie were such good friends to us here at the Bay Colony Club Condo for many years. After Joe's passing, Josie became a true confidante...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Cliff and Mary Jane Clemons - FL

“We are so proud to have known Josie. We spent time with her at Bay Colony and we always had breakfast together when we were there. She played many...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Gisella Cambi-Selden - Lincoln, MA

“All my love to Joey and Cheryl. Auntie, like all the sisters, was like another mom to all her nieces and nephews! There are so many happy memories I...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Fillis Jessoe - Brockton

“Sorry to hear John & Rosemary Rufo ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: john rufo - Stoneham, MA

“Josie I will always remember all the fun we had. My mom loved you very much. Playing cards with you when my son was 10 months old, hiding under the...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: claire mylon - new port richey, FL

“To The Amicone Family: : Here's hoping you're able to find comfort in happy memories. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Elaine Antonucci - Revere, MA

“Our sincere condolences . Love Elin And Paul Babin ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Elin Babin - Nahant, MA - Friend

“Chuck and I were so sorry to hear about Josie! Prayers and thoughts for for the families Chuck &Muriel Brandano ”
13 of 17 | Posted by: Chuck &Muriel Brandano - Malden, MA

“To Alissa and the Amicone family- I am so sorry to hear of Josephine's passing. I work with Alissa, and I know how close knit this family unit is....Read More »
14 of 17 | Posted by: Haley Marino

“Josie, you leave a hole in many hearts. You were loved by many. Remembering many happy hours in Florida. Enjoy your eternal rest with your loved ones. ”
15 of 17 | Posted by: Josephine Corriveau - FL - Friend

“Loved Aunty Josie we will surely miss her.❤ ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Steven Grande - exeter, NH

“The Gately Family and Staff wish to express our sincere sympathy to you. It is our hope that we may be able to make a difficult time more bearable....Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: John W. Gately, John H. Gately & Fred Sprague - MA

Josephine E."Josie" (Antonucci) Amicone of Melrose passed away peacefully on April 4th 2019 surrounded by her Loved ones. She was the wife of the late Joseph A Amicone to who she was married to for 60 years. In her younger days she was the cake decorator for the first national supermarket and then at the Wyoming bakery in Melrose where she shared many fun years with her sister Clemmie and brother in-law Al and nephew Robert Reich. Josie had many friends, she loved playing cards with her card friends and she never passed up a game. She enjoyed spending time with her sisters and cousins and her friends and being a loving mother to her Children and grandchildren.

She was very Blessed to have so many friends and family and she Loved them all. She was the loving mother of Joseph M Amicone and his wife Mary Ellen of Magnolia, Cheryl Amicone-Hannon and her husband Ed of Canterbury N.H. her nephew Robert Reich , who was like a son to her and his wife Laura. Cherished Grandmother to Robert S Auen and his wife Ashley of N.H. Christopher m Auen of California, Alissa L Amicone of Ma. Pia J Amicone of Ma. Nikolas A Amicone of Ma and Alexandre M Amicone of Ma. Great grandmother to Wyatt Auen and Leonardo Amicone who became the light of her life. She also leaves behind her sister Jenny Anzuoni, Rita Karelas and Donna Antonucci and many nieces and nephews and great friends.

Visiting Hours will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St., Melrose, on Mon., April 8th, from 9-11 AM followed by an 11 AM Funeral Service at the funeral home. Interment in Wyoming Cemetery, Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend.