Josephine M. Farkas
Lorain- Josephine M. Farkas (nee Leska), 96, passed away on March 19, 2010. She was born on April 6, 1913 in Birmingham, Ohio and moved to Lorain with her family when she wasthe age of one. Josephine attended school and church at NativityBVMChurch.
She worked at Haley's shoe store in downtown Lorain for many years, then the May Co., and Reidy Scanlan Furniture store and funeral home until her mid eighties.
Josephine resided at Good Samaritan Nursing Home for the last several years and enjoyed a very active social life playing cards, bingo, arts & crafts and reading.
She is survived by her son, Joseph R. Horvath of Amherst; her six grandchildren, Mike (Suzanne) Doyle of Chardon, Michele (Terry) Doyle McClintic of Florence, Stephen (Nancy) Doyle of Columbus, James Doyle of California, Kathleen (Rob) Janda Page of Lorain and Lisa Borsos Arellanes of Amherst; 7 great grandchildren; and 4 great-great grandchildren.Josephine was preceded in death by her husband, Kalman W. Farkas; parents,John Leska and Teodora Leska-Rogalski; daughter, Joanne M. Doyle; and her three sisters, Genevieve Gutoske, Irene E. Leska and Sophie Herman all of Lorain.
The family will receive friends at Reidy-Scanlan-Giovannazzo Funeral Home, 2150 Broadway, Lorain, (440)244-1961 on Monday, March 22, 2010 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00 -7:30 PM with a Words of Remebrance Service at 7:30 PM. Closing prayers will be held at the funeral home Tuesday morning at 9:20 AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 AM, Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at Nativity Church, 418 West 15thStreet, Lorain, OH 44052, Fr. Robert Glepko, Pastor, officiating. Christian burial services will be held at Calvary Cemetery, Lorain. Online condolences may be sent using www.rsgfuneralhome.com.
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