Josephine (Pandolfo) Forgione, age 94, of Medford passed away at Melrose-Wakefield Hospital on Sunday, January 8th. Raised and educated in East Boston, she was the daughter of the late Matteo and Angela (Mazza) Pandolfo. Josephine moved to Medford over 70 years ago, and was employed for over 50 years as a cashier at pharmacies located on Salem St. in Medford (originally TurnStyle, then Osco Drug and now Walgreens).
Josephine was the beloved wife of the late Carmen Forgione, and the devoted mother of Carmen Forgione, Jr. of Medford, Donald Forgione and his wife Linda of Peabody, and Steven Forgione and his wife Karen of Walpole. She was the loving grandmother of Cynthia, Dawn and Daniel, and loving great grandmother of Emily, Jax, Alexa and Oliver. Josephine was the dear sister of seven late siblings and is survived by many loving nieces and nephews.
A funeral mass was celebrated in St. Francis of Assisi Church, 441 Fellsway West, Medford, on Tuesday, January 17th