hgazette.com, Haverhill, MA

April 5, 2012

Josephine Yannalfo, 103


Josephine (Schiavoni) Yannalfo, 103, died Saturday March 31, 2012 at Penacook Place. She was born in Haverhill, October 30, 1908 daughter of Anthony and Conzalata (Fabiano) Schiavoni. She was educated in St. James Schools. She was a member of St. James Parish, and St. James Catholic Woman's Club. She was also a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph. Josephine was retired from AT & T.She enjoyed knitting, crocheting, ceramics, reading , and traveling. Most of all she loved her family, and enjoyed times spent them. She was the wife of the late Eugene Yannalfo.She is survived by a son and his wife Eugene and Faith (Cardarelli) Yannalfo of Port St. Lucie ,FL. She is also survived by twin daughters Janet Vuytowecz and her husband Charles of Avon, MA and Joanne Fedorchuk and her husband Richard of Dracut. A sister Ann Paolino of Methuen She is also survived by 11 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, 3 great great grand children and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by sisters Lena DeFazio, Florence Bivona, Margaret Ross, Rose Churchillo; brothers Philip, John and Patrick Schiavoni.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held Thursday at 11 am from the Paul C. Rogers Family-Scatamacchia Funeral Home 334 Main St. Haverhill. Burial will be in St. James Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday from 4-8 pm. for directions or to send online condolences go to www.Scatamacchiafuneralhome.com.