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Josephine F. Shemanski

April 15, 1928 April 20, 2022
Josephine F. Shemanski
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Obituary for Josephine F. Shemanski

Josephine F. Shemanski, 93, formerly of Coplay, PA., passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving children on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at the home of her daughter Karen in Walnutport, PA. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Walter E. Shemanski for 52 beautiful years before his passing in February of 2005. Born May 15, 1928, in Buttonwood, Wilkes Barre, PA., she was the daughter of the late Joseph Sudo and Sophie (Ruzanski) Sudo.

Josephine was a former member of St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Choir and Altar and Rosary Society. She was very active in the Coplay community. She was a member of Coplay American Legion Auxiliary, Allentown YMCA Auxiliary; Coplay Indoor Garden Club; Former member of Nazareth Chrysanthemum Club; Indianland Garden Club, Senior Citizens of Coplay & Whitehall Coplay Chemical People.
Josephine was the former Mayor of Coplay for sixteen years. Above all, her biggest enjoyment and accomplishment was her family. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She will be lovingly remembered and survived by children; sons, Walter J. & wife Priscilla, Joseph & wife Theresa, all of Cherryville, Daniel J. & wife Michelle of Northampton; daughter, Karen A. of Cherryville; grandsons, Michael, Nigel, Cade; great grandchildren; Arabelle, Emilia, Bianca, Hayden and Kipley.

A Mass of Christian Burial officiated by Monsignor David L. James will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 23, 2022, at St. Peter’s R.C.C. 4 S. 5th Street, Coplay, PA. 18037 There will be a calling period at the church from 09:00 – 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her memory to Joey Sudo Memorial Fund 1616 Trawler Lane, Annapolis, MD. 21409 c/o of the funeral home.

Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. of Coplay is entrusted with the arrangements.

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Visitation

Saturday

23

Apr

9:00 AM 4/23/2022 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 4/23/2022 10:00:00 AM
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

4 S. 5th Street
Coplay, PA 18037

St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
4 S. 5th Street Coplay 18037 PA
United States

Service

Saturday

23

Apr

10:00 AM 4/23/2022 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 4/23/2022 11:00:00 AM
St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church

4 S. 5th Street
Coplay, PA 18037

St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church
4 S. 5th Street Coplay 18037 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hokendauqua St. and St, Peters
Whitehall, PA 18052

Hokendauqua St. and St, Peters Whitehall 18052 PA
United States
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