Died: Thursday, September 28, 2006
Josephina Paolantonio, 84
Josephina Paolantonio of Shelter Island died on September 28 at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport, after a long illness.
Mrs. Paolantonio was born in Hartford, Ct. on April 15, 1922 to Mary Carmena (née DiCristofaro) and Domenico Carducci.
She was predeceased by her husband, Nicholas and her son, Louis, who died three months ago on June 12. She leaves her adopted family of Helen Rosenblum and Debbie Lechmanski, both of Shelter Island, and her beloved cat Princess Louis.
Her friends take comfort in the fact she was able to spend the past month and a half at her home and that she is reunited again with her son Louis.
A memorial service will be held in November. The Shelter Island Funeral Home is handling the funeral arrangements. Interment will be at Our Lady of the Isle Roman Catholic Cemetery on Shelter Island.