Josephine Carmella Albanese

Published On: Nov 05 2012 02:20:36 PM CST

Josephine Carmella Albanese, nee Covone, age 91 of rural Mauston, Wisconsin was taken into the loving arms of her Lord Tuesday, October 30, 2012.

Private family services are pending.

Josephine was born September 27, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois the daughter of the late Francesco and Chiara (Amabile/Morasso) Covone. She was the beloved wife of the late Albert A. Albanese; loving mother of Joseph, Mariette (Robert) Surovy, Kathleen (Mike) Auriene, Alicia (Timothy) Kolton, the late Charmaine, Virginia (Barry) Bellville and Justine (Spence) Stockbridge; devoted grandmother to Joseph, Donald, Colleen, Fiore, Anthony, Timothy Val, David, Christopher, Benjamin, Dina, and Michael; great grandmother of Gabriella, Angelina, Caleb and Aiden; sister of the late Rafaela, Helen, Mildred, Virginia and Angelo; and aunt of many nieces and nephews.

Josephine was happiest when her children and families gathered for her traditional Italian, home cooked meals.