Josephine "Josie" Triana

Born: Thu., Sep. 7, 1922
Died: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Dec. 28, 2018
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Prayer Service

10:00 AM Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
Location: William D. Elkin Funeral Home

Mass of Christian Burial

10:30 AM Sat., Dec. 29, 2018
Location: St. Gregory Church

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Josephine “Josie” (Giordano) Triana
Josephine “Josie” (Giordano) Triana, age 96, of
North East, died on Monday December 24, 2018 at
Ball Pavilion. She was born on September 7, 1922
the daughter to the late Louis and Jennie (Chimera)
Josie was formerly employed by
Welch Foods and was a member of
St. Gregory Catholic Church. She
loved playing golf and traveling.
She was preceded in death by
her parents; husband, Cosimo C.
“Cush” Triana; daughter, Vivian Dumond;
grandson, Michael R. Triana;
and sisters, Loretta Baideme, Sally
Neff, and Frances Giordano.
Josie is survived by her son, John Triana (Nancy) of
Ponte Vedra, Fla.; grandchildren, James Helffrich;
John Helffrich (Lori), Matthew Triana, Leah Klein
(Bryan), Rachelle McFeely (Scott); great-grandchildren
Tyler (Kirstie), Caitlynn, Kyle, Emma, Chloe,
Kayla and Lila; and great-great-grandchildren, Jesse
James Helffrich and Addilyn Helffrich.
Friends may call at the William D. Elkin Funeral
Home, 65 South Lake Street, North East on Friday 2-4
p.m. and 6-8 p.m. and are invited to attend a prayer
service on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. followed by a Funeral
Mass at 10:30 a.m. at St. Gregory Church.
Interment will be held at St. Gregory Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Gregory Church, 136
West Main Street, North East, PA, 16428. Please send
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Greg & Shirley Myers
   Posted Fri December 28, 2018
Dear John, Nancy & Triana family,
We are so sad to hear of Josie’s passing. We have such wonderful memories of both your parents. May Josie Rest In Peace as she joins your beloved dad. We will be with you all in spirit tomorrow. God love you & Grant you His peace & comfort during this sad time.
Greg & Shirley

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