Josephine Carafa

  • Born: March 19, 1931
  • Died: February 28, 2019
  • Location: Havertown, Pennsylvania

D'Anjolell Memorial Home of Broomall

2811 West Chester Pike
Broomall, PA 19008
Tel. (610) 356-4200

Tribute & Message From The Family

Loving Mother, Sister, Grandmother, and Great-Grandmother


Josephine, Age 87, of Havertown PA, on February 28th 2019.

Beloved wife of the late Joseph "Hugo" Carafa.

Precious daughter of the late Carmella (nee DiValerio) and Carmen DiPietrantonio. Loving mother of Rosalie Carafa, Francis Carafa, and Joanne C. McCarthy (Mike). Adoring sister of Daniel DiPietrantonio (Georgeanna), Angela Mancuso (the late Philip), and the late Philomena (Fee) DiPietrantonio (the late Nunzio). Cherished grandmother of Kristie Bullock, Brian Mazer (Rachel), Aaron Mazer (Beth), Joseph Carafa (Amy), Maryanne Sholl (Andy), Francine Hutchinson (Keenon), Ashley Rambo (Paul), and Ali McCarthy. Dearest great-grandmother of eleven great-grandchildren, and one great-great grandchild. Cared for by her devoted caretakers Angela Jones, and Nancy Zennah.

Relatives and friends are invited to her Viewing on Thursday, March 7th, from 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM, at Presentation B.V.M. Church, 240 Haverford Rd, Wynnewood, PA 19096. Funeral Mass to follow at 10:00 AM. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory to Children's Tumor Foundation, 120 Wall Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10005 or would be appreciated.