Josephine N. Peterson


WARREN — Josephine N. Peterson, 94, passed away Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Akron.

She was born Dec. 27, 1921, in Walsenburg, Colo., daughter of Kathryn Crist and Joseph Novak.

Josephine was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Warren and was retired from General Motors.

Josephine is survived by her children, Joan Rackey, Barbara Baan, Diane Zito and Janet Oriti; 12 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Peterson; parents; two brothers; and four sisters.

A Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m.Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, at St. Mary Catholic Church with the Rev. Bernard Schmalzried officiating. Burial will follow at Pineview Memorial Park in Warren.

Arrangements are being handled by Lane Family Funeral Homes, Roberts Clark Chapel.