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Josephine P. Panzarella

March 19, 1919 ~ April 30, 2018 (age 99)
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Josephine P. Panzarella, 99 years old of Setauket, died April 30, 2018.

She was born March 19, 1919 in Brooklyn; daughter of Mary and Louis Seminara.

Josephine was a homemaker and a very special lady who raised 7 children with her late husband Dr. Joseph Panzarella that she cared for and supported him throughout his career.  She enjoyed so many activities, especially reading, she  volunteered over 7 years for Meals on Wheels, was president of the DR’s wives at Mary Immaculate Hospital, treasurer of the Garden Club, prior president of the Rosary Society of St. James RC Church and a member of the Home Extensions/Homemakers group of Setauket

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters; Jeanine Sanfilippo, Jennifer Villacci, Judy Panzarella, sons; Joseph and James Panzarella, 17 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, sisters, Lucy Maass and Margaret Albora, along with many other family and friends..

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Panzarella Jr., M.D. (1984), daughter; Jacueline Safrath, son; Jeffrey Panzarella, sisters; Catherine Gregory, Brothers; Santo and Salvatore

Services were held at St. James RC Church, May 5, 2018. Interment followed in the St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale.

Arrangements were entrusted to the Bryant Funeral Home of Setauket. Please visit to sign the online guestbook.

Donations can made in memory of Josephine P. Panzarella name can be made to :

 Visiting Nurse Service & Hospice of Suffolk, Inc.




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