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Josephine M. (Fagone) Oborne

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m. in the Vertuccio & Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Route 107), Revere, for Josephine M. (Fagone) Oborne, who died on Thursday, September 18th at Boston’s Massachusetts General Hospital following a brief illness, at 88 years.  Her funeral will be conducted from the Funeral Home on Wednesday, September 24th at 9:30 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in the Immaculate Conception Church (corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), Revere, at 10:30 a.m.  Born & raised in East Boston, she attended Boston schools & was an alumnus of Boston Girls’ High School of Boston, Class of 1942.  She moved to Revere when she married Clinton C. Oborne over 60 years ago.  Mr. Oborne died in September of 1998.  She is the devoted mother of Josephine M. Cox of Revere & Jon A. Oborne of Winter Springs, Florida.  She is the cherished grandmother of: Brian C. Cox of Revere, John A. Oborne, II, Elizabeth G. Oborne, & Isaac Burke, all of Florida.  She is the dear sister to Vincenza “Vinnie” Roberto of Arlington, & the late Mary Gaito.  She is also lovingly survived by several nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, great-grand-nieces, great-grand-nephews, & especially by her faithful feline companions, “Peanut” & “Missy.”  Interment in Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.  Josephine had a brief career with the City of Revere as a clerk in the former Revere Board of Health Office.  During World War II, she was an active member of the Boston Chapter of the USO.


Visiting Hours

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 from 4 – 8 p.m.

Funeral Mass

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 10:30 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church, Revere.


Holy Cross Cemetery, Malden.

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  1. jcox
    Oct 9 2014


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