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Josephine P. Quarry

September 27, 1928 ~ April 16, 2022 (age 93)


Josephine P. Quarry, 93, of Bethlehem, peacefully passed away Saturday, April 16, 2022 with her loving daughter and son-in-law by her side.  She was the beloved wife of Robert E. Quarry, Sr., with whom she shared over 56 years of marriage.  Born in 1928 in Bethlehem, she was the daughter of the late Albert T. and Rose (Sylvester) Prosperi.  

Josephine had a full and extraordinary life.  Her greatest joy was raising her family, the center of her life.  She loved her family beyond words and above all else.  She loved and beamed with joy from her 3 children, being Gram to her 5 grandchildren and being Grammy and Nonni to her 9 great grandchildren. 

 She enjoyed traveling and dancing with her beloved husband.  She enjoyed spending time with her many close friends, playing cards, reading, and Italian cooking.  At family gatherings her meals were always everyone’s favorite. 

 Josephine graduated from Bethlehem Catholic High School in 1946.  She had a career of 25 years as a chip production and assembly line worker at the former Western Electric retiring in 1982.  She was a member of the Western Electric Pioneers and volunteered for many years at St. Luke’s Hospital, Fountain Hill and St. Luke’s North.  She was a member of St. Ursula Catholic Church, Fountain Hill.  

Josephine was a very special, loving and generous person that will be deeply missed by all those who knew her. 

Survivors: Daughter, Colleen wife of Jeffrey Jennings of Louisa, VA; daughter-in-law, Nancy Quarry of Sherman Oaks, CA widow of Robert E. Quarry, Jr.; 5 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren.  She was predeceased by her beloved husband Robert E. Quarry, Sr.; sons, Patrick T. Quarry and Robert E. Quarry, Jr.; brothers, Bill Prosperi, Augustine Sebastionelli and Peter Sebastionelli.

Service: Mass of Christian Burial will be Private.  There are no calling hours.  Arrangements by Cantelmi Funeral Home, Fountain Hill.  A memory tribute may be placed at www.cantelmifuneralhome.com.

Contributions: In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in Josephine’s memory to Tunnels to Towers, www.t2t.org or Wounded Warriors Project www.woundedwarriorproject.org.



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