Giuseppina "Josephine" Gioffi, 81, a longtime resident of Rhinebeck, passed away on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck.
Born on June 20th, 1935, in the small village of Cerreto Sannita -which is located in the Benevento Province of Italy. She immigrated to the United States in 1950. Giuseppina married Robert Gioffi in 1960 while residing in Connecticut. They were married for 56 years and they lived in Rhinebeck for over 53 of those years. Robert predeceased her on May 15, 2017.
She was a longtime communicant of Good Shepherd Church in Rhinebeck and was a member of their "Women's Society". Giuseppina also volunteered at the Northern Duchess Hospital Thrift Store for over 18 years.
Also known as "Pina" by her family and friends -Giuseppina is survived by her children, Lucy Wilson of Germantown, NY, Alex Gioffi of Rutland, VT, and Paul (Kristina) Gioffi of Moscow, Russia; her grandchildren, Justin, Gregory, and Brian Wilson, and Mitchell, Zachary, and Cody Gioffi; a great grandson, Thomas Wilson, along with a brother, Tony in Connecticut; a sister, Dora in Italy; and several nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
In addition to her loving husband, she was predeceased by five siblings.
Friends may call at the Burnett & White Funeral Homes in Rhinebeck on Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 from 4 to 7 pm.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00 PM on Wednesday, May 31st, 2017 at Church of the Good Shepherd, Rhinebeck, NY. Fr. Douglas Y. Crawford will officiate. Burial will be at St. Joseph's Cemetery, Rhinecliff.
Arrangements are under the direction of Burnett & White Funeral Homes 91 E. Market St., Rhinebeck, NY.
For directions, or to sign the online guest book, please visit www.Burnett-White.com.