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Josephine (Eterno) Penna

May 5, 1935 ~ February 11, 2018 (age 82)

Josephine Penna, 82, of Easton, PA, passed away on Sunday, February 11, 2018 in her home.

Josephine was born in Brooklyn, NY, a daughter of the late Innocenzo and Carmella (Muto) Eterno.

Josephine was married to Michael Penna before his passing in 1998. She was a machine operator and packer at Good Humor Ice Cream in Bohack Square, NY, and later a packer at Pfizer in Brooklyn until retiring in 2000.

She was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.

Josephine is survived by a son, Gennaro Penna and wife Deborah of the Villages FL ; a daughter, Maria Teresa Penna Frazier of Palmer Twp.; sister, Rosemarie Ercole of Easton,  grandchildren; Jessica Lynn Frazier, Dane Julian Frazier, Michael Penna, Jennifer Penna, great grandchildren; Daniel Xavier Jones, Mia Grace Penna . In addition to her husband, she is preceded in death by sisters Mary Patti, Antoinette J. Leonardi, and a brother Jack Eterno.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm with an additional calling hour on Friday from 9:00 am -10:00 am in Morello Funeral Home, Inc., 3720 Nicholas Street, Easton, PA (Palmer Twp). A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday at 10:30 am in St Jane Frances De Chantel Catholic Church 4049 Hartley Ave, Palmer Twp, PA. Interment will be in Northampton Memorial Shrine, Palmer Twp. Online condolences may be offered at

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