Josephine Porfido

Josephine J. Porfido

1934 - 2019

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Obituary of Josephine J. Porfido

Josephine J. Porfido, beloved sister, aunt and friend passed peacefully on Sunday, February 17, 2019. “Jo” was 84 years old and spent most of those years enjoying her family, traveling and buying and selling antiques. She also worked for NJ Bell for 30 years working her way up from telephone operator to an executive position. Jo’s passion for antiques inspired her to open two separate businesses selling collectables and unique period furniture and accessories.

Josephine is predeceased by her parents Alfonso and Josephine Porfido and five siblings Lucy Black, Molly Mezzino, Samuel Porfido, Alfonso Porfido and Dr. Frank Porfido. Jo is survived by her brother Eugene Porfido and his wife Ginny, two sisters-in-law Ann Porfido and Margaret Porfido and twenty-four nieces and nephews and their families.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, February 22, 2019 at 10:00AM at Our Lady Star of the Sea, 204 Espanong Road, Lake Hopatcong. Inurnment to follow at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Wharton. Arrangements by Tuttle Funeral Home, Randolph (


Memorial Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, February 22, 2019
Our Lady Star of the Sea
204 Espanong Rd
Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey, United States


11:45 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, February 22, 2019
St. Mary's Cemetery
425 W. Blackwell St.
Wharton, New Jersey, United States