Welcome to the memorial page for

Josephine Ann Janisch

August 17, 1931 ~ November 29, 2017 (age 86)

Josephine Ann Janisch 86, of Bronx, NY passed away on Nov. 29, 2017. Josephine was born on Aug. 17, 1931 to the late Salvatore and Concetta (nee Melilli) Gentile in Chicago, IL. Josephine was predeceased by her loving husband Joseph Janisch in 2015. She graduated from the High School of Needle Trades in NYC where she became a proud seamstress from home. Josephine loved her work as a travel agent for AAA in NYC where she was afforded the opportunity to travel often. Josephine is survived by her caring daughter Joanna Terilli of Mahopac, NY and her devoted son Joseph M. Janisch (Nancy) of Bethel, CT. She is also survived by her sister Mary Gentile of Whitestone, NY, her brother Sam Gentile (Barbara) of Whitestone, NY and her four cherished grandchildren Tiffany and Taylor Terilli and Matthew and Justin Janisch. Josephine was predeceased by her two brothers Michael and Riggie Gentile. Reposing, Hawthorne Funeral Home on Sunday from 1-5 PM. Where funeral services will be held on Monday at 10 AM. Interment, Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, NY to follow. In lieu of flowers donations in Josephine’s name to the American Cancer Society would be appreciated.


21 West Stevens Ave

Hawthorne, New York 10532


Charitable donations may be made to:

American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123
Tel: 1-800-227-2345
Web: http://www.cancer.org/

 Service Information

December 3, 2017

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Hawthorne Funeral Home
21 W. Stevens Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532

Funeral Service
December 4, 2017

10:00 AM
Hawthorne Funeral Home
21 W. Stevens Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532

December 4, 2017

11:00 AM
Kensico Cemetery
273 Lakeview Ave
Valhalla, NY 10595

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