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In Memory of

Josephine Dominico

May 11, 1916 - June 7, 2017

Obituary


Josephine (Aquilino) Dominico died peacefully at the age of 101 on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, surrounded by family. She was born May 11, 1916 in Lorain, Ohio to the late Vincent "Jim" and Mary Aquilino, and grew up with two sisters, Antoinette and Violet. Josephine, and her husband, Alfred, moved to San Diego in 1974. Lantern Crest Senior Living in Santee has been her home for the past four years.

Josephine was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was an active, dedicated and distinguished member of The Church of Jesus Christ Restored Gospel,...

Josephine (Aquilino) Dominico died peacefully at the age of 101 on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, surrounded by family. She was born May 11, 1916 in Lorain, Ohio to the late Vincent "Jim" and Mary Aquilino, and grew up with two sisters, Antoinette and Violet. Josephine, and her husband, Alfred, moved to San Diego in 1974. Lantern Crest Senior Living in Santee has been her home for the past four years.

Josephine was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was an active, dedicated and distinguished member of The Church of Jesus Christ Restored Gospel, for 86 years. She served as a Sunday School teacher, Superintendent of Sunday School, Deaconess, Holiday Program Coordinator, and Ladies Circle secretary, treasurer and president.

Her interests included reading, arts, crafts, sewing and floral arranging. Josephine was an accomplished cook and baker. She loved cooking Italian food, including homemade pastas, lasagna and Italian wedding soup. Her favorite baking specialties included cannolis, turdilli, pizelles, cheesecake and lemon pie, to name a few.

Josephine is survived by her two sons, David (Loretta) of Wellington, Ohio and Fred (Donna) of San Diego, California, and six grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, eight great-great grandchildren and one great-great-great-grandchild. Besides her parents and sisters, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Alfred, in 2003.

Josephine touched many lives with her smile, love, gentleness and compassion. She was loved by all who knew her.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Goodbody Mortuary, 5027 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego, CA 92115, with a reception to follow.

Interment will be held on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Ridge Hill Memorial Park, 44805 N. Ridge Rd., Amherst, OH 44001.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The Church of Jesus Christ Restored Gospel, 3830 39th St., San Diego, CA 92105; or The Church of Jesus Christ Restored Gospel, 2655 Broadway, Lorain, OH 44052; or Sharp Hospice Care, 8881 Fletcher Parkway, Suite 336, La Mesa, CA 91942.