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“I am so sorry for your loss. Jo, as my mother called her, lived in my mom's building and was a good friend of hers for several years. I know my...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Claire Swift - Exeter, RI

“So sorry for your loss. My Mom , Ellen Rynne, was frriends with Josephine for over Twenty years. They played cards every Saturday night at the...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Patricia Rynne connell - Bedford, MA

“You are with Grampy now. Some of my best childhood memories are those summer months spent with you all in Massachusetts. Much love Sophia ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Sophia Edmunds - Mechanicsville, VA

“My deepest sympathies and prayers for her and her family on the news of her passing. I remember her being good friends with my mother Helen and...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Stephen Rotondi - Stoneham, MA

“My name is Mary Leo, my mother. Sarah Hodin lived in the same building. Il always remember Josephine with full make up, her hair done and walking...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Leo - North Reading, MA

“So very sorry to hear about Jo's death. I worked with her at Mellon Financial in Stoneham and we became friends. She was a smart woman and a hard...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: linda doucette - STONEHAM, MA


Josephine A. Viera, age 93, of Stoneham, died Saturday, April 18, 2020 at the Bear Hill Nursing Home in Wakefield. Born in Boston on April 24, 1926 she was the daughter of the late Natale and Pauline (Ferruzza) DiGangi.

Josephine was the beloved wife of the late Joseph Viera. She was the sister of the late Joseph, Vincent, Mario, and Mary DiGangi. She was the aunt of Maria Colotti and her husband Carmen and Janice Oliveri and her husband Tony. She was the great-aunt of Michael Colotti and his wife Janet and the late Carmen Colotti. Josephine was very much looking forward to being a great great-aunt in just a few short weeks.

A private burial will take place at Forest Glade Cemetery in Wakefield. Arrangements are in the care of the McDonald-Finnegan Funeral Home, Stoneham.

Per Josephine's' request, family flowers only. Memorial donations in her name may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN, 38105.