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Josephine Pacelle, 99, Of Port Chester

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – Josephine Pacelle of Port Chester died Oct. 15. She was 99.

Pacelle was born Aug. 5, 1913, in New York City to Nicola and Tessie Iacovino Lalli. She was married to Louis Pacelle.

She is survived by two children, Joseph (Annette) Pacelle and Teri (Sal) Bonomolo; a sister, Marie Jean Durante; five grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.

Her husband predeceased her. She also was predeceased by nine siblings: Anthony Lalli, Alfred Lalli, Benny Lalli, John Lalli, Sonny Lalli, Nettie Datillo, Maggie Cermola, Gloria Coppola and Lillian Lalli.

Visitation is from 6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, at Graham Funeral Home in Rye. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, at St. Gregory the Great Church in Harrison. Burial will follow at St. Mary's Cemetery in Port Chester. Sinatra Memorial Home in Yonkers is handling arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association , Westchester Regional Chapter, 2900 Westchester Ave., Suite 306, Purchase, NY 10577, or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital , Memorial and Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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