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Obituary of Josephine M. Wallin
Josephine Wallin - 93, died November 15, 2018 after an 11 month respite at Elderwood of Lakeside at Brockport. Mrs. Wallin was predeceased by her husband Dr. Russell Wallin. She was also predeceased by her parents James and Mary Trupiano, her brother Vincent Trupiano and her sister Pauline Trupiano Burgio. She is survived by one child, James D. Bell (Marie); three grandchildren, Kevin (Stephanie), Nicholas and Matthew; three great grandchildren, Claire, Benjamin and Jane; nephews Patrick Burgio, David Burgio and Steven Trupiano; and dear friends Mary Ann Giglio, Jeanne Barry, Joan Hare and Kathleen Pacilio. Mrs. Wallin graduated from Albion High School in 1943 and the State Teacher's College at Brockport in 1946. She received her Master's Degree in Education from SUNY Brockport in 1967 and taught 5th grade in the Albion Central School District for many years. She received many teaching awards and similar recognitions for her teaching skills and abilities. Mrs. Wallin was a loving and dutiful mother, always offering appropriate guidance, wisdom and direction throughout her life. In her retirement, she was a devoted grandparent and loved nothing more than spending time with her grandchildren and her family during the holidays. Her evenings during baseball season were usually occupied watching the New York Yankees.
Family will receive friends on Monday November 19th from 3-6 PM at the Fowler Funeral Home Inc. 340 West Ave., Brockport. Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Tuesday, 10 AM in Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, 152 Main St., Brockport. As an expression of sympathy, donations may be made to the Nativity Building Fund.
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