Josephine Tuths, a longtime resident of Tarrytown died on August 7, 2019 in her home with her loving family by her side. She was 85. Born in Brooklyn on June 3, 1934, she was the daughter of Anthony and Frances Russo Tuths. The family moved to Tarrytown in the early 1970’s.
After college, Josephine went to work for F.W. Woolworth’s where she became a buyer and she remained with the company for more than 40 years. In her retirement she enjoyed the company of the many friends she made in the Tarrytown Seniors. She looked forward to the meetings and get-togethers. Josephine also enjoyed cooking and would bring food to the Senior Center to share with friends.
She dedicated her life to her family and will be remembered for having taken very good care of her mother. Josephine was also deeply religious and was a parishioner of Transfiguration Church.
Josephine is survived by her brother Joseph and his wife Elaine. She is also survived by her nieces Jeannette Lundgren, Cynthia Lundgren, Michelle Lundgren, Lorraine Tuths and Denise Tuths-Frey as well as her nephew Anthony Tuths. Also surviving are her great nieces and nephews and many cousins.
In accordance with Josephine’s wishes, there was no visitation. Graveside services were held at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery on Friday August 9.