Josephine L. (Ricco) Boris

July 22, 1928 ~ January 28, 2022 (age 93)


Josephine L. Boris, 93, a lifelong resident of Tresckow, passed away Friday morning at her home, surrounded by her loving family. 

Born in Treskow, she was the daughter of the late Bartholomew and Elizabeth (Romanell) Ricco.

Josephine was a member of Church of All Saints, McAdoo.

Prior to retiring, she was employed with the Hazleton Area School District.

Josephine was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother, and will be sadly missed by all.

She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.

Preceding her in death, was her husband Richard Boris (2011); sisters Carmella Fogarty, Marie Barnhart, Thelma Mayshock, and Theresa DeMarco; and brother Nicholas Ricco.

Surviving, are her daughters Donna Boris, of Tresckow; and Deborah Machey and husband Jerome, of McAdoo; granddaughters Amanda Motil and husband Stephen, and Alyssa and Alison Machey; great-granddaughter Nora Motil; and nieces and nephews also survive.

Her funeral will be held Tuesday. Rev. Msgr. William Baker will celebrate the Mass of Christian Burial in Church of All Saints, McAdoo, at 11 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Gabriel’s R.C. Cemetery, Hazleton.

A calling hour will be held Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m. in the church.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to All Care Hospice for their compassionate care for Josephine. 

The Damiano Funeral Home, Inc., McAdoo, is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Calling Hour(s)
February 1, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Church of All Saints
21 N. Cleveland St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

Mass of Christian Burial
February 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Church of All Saints
21 N. Cleveland St.
McAdoo, PA 18237

Interment following funeral service
February 1, 2022

St. Gabriel's R.C. Cemetery
S. Poplar St.
Hazleton, PA 18201

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