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Josephine P. Lauricia, 93, of Canonsburg, passed away Monday, June 3, 2019.
She was born February 25, 1926, in Canonsburg, a daughter of Carmelo and Lillian Viola Lombardo.
She was a member of St. Patrick Roman Catholic Parish, in Canonsburg. She enjoyed sewing and cooking, especially for family gatherings and is known for her "graduation chicken".
Prior to her retirement, she worked as a claims clerk for the Ohio Casualty Insurance Company, in Pittsburgh.
On July 15, 1950, she married John F. Lauricia, with whom she shared over 66 years of marriage, until he passed away December 28, 2016.
Surviving are her daughter, Rosemary Terkay, of Canonsburg, 4 grandchildren, Jennifer (Dave) Gross, Deanna (Kenny) Koot, Matthew (Sarah) Terkay, Angela Terkay; 6 great-grandchildren, who fondly knew her as "Gigi", Aubrey and Meckenzie Koot, Ava and Mia Terkay, Vincent and Sloane Gross; her brother, Carl Lombardo, of Canonsburg; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and her husband, she was preceded in death by her son Angelo Lauricia, who died in infancy, her brothers, Samuel, and Louis Lombardo; her sisters, Nancy Jesullo and Constance Zelinsky; and her son in law, Robert M. Terkay.
Friends will be received Wednesday, 2-4 and 6-8pm, at the Sollon Funeral and Cremation Services, LTD, 30 East College Street, Canonsburg, Phillip L. Sollon, supervisor, J. David Sollon, director, 724-746-1000.
Departing prayer services will be held in the funeral home, Thursday, at 10:30 am, followed by a Mass of Christian burial, at 11am, in St. Patrick Church.
Interment will follow in the Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.
Please visit www.sollon.com to leave online condolences.