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Josephine C. Acevedo, 93, Of Verplanck

Josephine C. Acevedo
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VERPLANCK, N.Y. - Josephine C. Acevedo, a lifelong Verplanck and Peekskill resident, died July 20. She was 93.

Acevedo was born Aug. 24, 1923, in Verplanck, daughter of Paul and Carmela (Mattaroza) Morabito. She was a graduate of Hendrick Hudson H.S. in 1941. She worked as a telephone operator for 18 yrs. at N.Y Telephone in Peekskill, retiring in 1988. She was a member of the Church of the Assumption, and the Peekskill Senior Citizens and was part of the N.Y. Telephone Co. Pioneers.

Acevedo is survived by her sons, Michael and Louis Acevedo; two granddaughters; four  great-grandchildren; sisters, Rose Gallo and Elvira Laug. She was predeceased by her parents; husband, Louis Acevedo, son, Anthony Acevedo; five brothers; and three sisters.

Calling hours are Tuesday, July 23 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the E.O. Curry Funeral Home, Peekskill. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 24 at the Assumption Church, followed by interment in the Assumption Cemetery, Cortlandt Manor.

Donations may be made to Hospice of Westchester/Putnam , 540 White Plains Rd., Tarrytown, NY 10591.

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