Wake:Saturday, September 12th, from 8:30 to 9:30 A. M. at Collins Funeral Home.Mass:Saturday, at 10:00 A. M. in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 east Avenue, Norwalk.Interment:St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk.

Josephine LiPira


March 3, 1914 ~ September 9, 2015

Josephine LiPira, 101, of Norwalk, wife of the late Frank LiPira, passed away on Wednesday, September 9, 2015.

Born in Sicily, Italy on March 3, 1914, she was the daughter of the late Pietro and Vencenzia Russo.

Josephine is survived by her children; Elvira Distasio {Frank} and Pierna Ferraro {Pino} ten grandchildren, twenty-one great grand children and one great great grandson.

In addition to her parents and husband, Josephine is predeceased by her daughter; Sarah Alaimo and son; Vincent LiPira.

Josephine was a beloved mother and grandmother. She had a sweet and compassionate soul. She loved to entertain in her beautiful home and enjoyed cooking delicious Italian Meals for her family. She leaves behind a beautiful legacy.

Friends may call Saturday, September 12th, from 8:30 to 9:30 A. M. at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated, Saturday, at 10:00 A. M. in St. Thomas the Apostle Church, 203 east Avenue, Norwalk. Interment will follow in St. John Cemetery, 223 Richards Avenue, Norwalk.

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