Josephine Emilia Vinci Di Fonzo, 84, of Steubenville, passed away at Trinity West Hospital on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. She was born June 21, 1936 in Dover, Ohio, to the late Gasper and Angeline Vinci, residents of Weirton, W.Va. She is preceded in death by her husband, Albert C. Di Fonzo and sister Carmela Vinci Gazia.
Left to cherish the memory of Josephine are her son, Christopher Di Fonzo, married to Shawna Price Di Fonzo of Miami, Okla., daughter Carla Di Fonzo of Wintersville, OH., granddaughter Alexander Di Fonzo of Miami, Okla., niece Lisa Gazia of Phoenix, Ariz., and two nephews, Guy and Joseph Gazia, both of Phoenix, Arizona.
She moved to Weirton, W.Va., as as a child, where she eventually owned and operated her own beauty salon that became wildly popular with Hancock and Jefferson County residents. A woman of many talents, Josephine was known for her sense of style, skill as a decorator, and was an excellent cook and baker. Friends will remember Josephine for her generosity and humor and kindness to animals. She was loved by many friends.
Burial was private and took place in Mt. Calvary Cemetery.
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