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January 29, 2013

Josephine R. Naffah, 96

Methuen — Josephine R. (Turco) Naffah, 96, of Methuen, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013 at the Lawrence General Hospital. She was born in Methuen and was the daughter of the late Michael and Maria (Vitale) Turco.

Mrs. Naffah attended Methuen schools and was a lifelong resident. She worked for many years as an assembler at Honeywell in Lawrence.

Mrs. Naffah was predeceased by her beloved husband, James J. Naffah, Sr. and her siblings, Anna Micciche, Grace Iannazzo, and Robert, Salvatore and Joseph Turco.

She is survived by her sons, James. J. Naffah, Jr. and his wife, Marcia of Lawrence and Dennis M. Naffah and his wife, Sharon of Haverhill; her brother, John Turco of Methuen and her sister, Margaret Giarrusso of Methuen. She is also survived by five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 from 9– 11 a.m. at the Cataudella Funeral Home, 126 Pleasant Valley St., Methuen. Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. on Wednesday in the funeral home chapel. Entombment will be in St. Mary’s – Immaculate Conception Mausoleum, Lawrence. For directions and online condolences please visit www.cataudellafh.com.