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Josephine Ellen (Downey) Laieta

November 21, 1933 ~ June 1, 2021 (age 87)


Josephine Laieta “Josy””Mimi” of Boynton Beach, FL passed away June 1, 2021 at the age of 87 years old. Josy was born November 21st 1933 in Amityville, Long Island, NY. She raised her family in Lindenhurst, NY later moving to Boynton Beach, FL in 1994. Josephine will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 65 years, Domenick, her loving children; Guy, Patrick, Jacqulyn (Brendan) Byrne, Toni (Thomas) Nuccio and Mark. Mimi’s grandchildren include; Mark, Kevin, & Brett Byrne; Mark & Christina Laieta; Josephine & Thomas Nuccio; Nick (Brianna) Webb and great-grandchild Barrett Webb and many nieces, nephews and cousins. Josephine’s siblings include; Charles and Cathy. She was predeceased by her sister Leona Ridder and brother Patrick Downey.

A funeral mass will be celebrated Friday, June 4, 2021, 11am at St. Mark’s Catholic Church, 643 St Mark Pl, Boynton Beach, FL 33435. Friends and family are invited to celebrate Josephine’s life. Burial will follow at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery, Royal Palm Beach, FL.

In lieu of flowers please donate in Josephine Laieta's name to St Jude Children's Research, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Professional arrangements by:
Gary Panoch Funeral Home
6140 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33487


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Funeral Mass
June 4, 2021

11:00 AM
St Mark's Catholic Church
643 St Mark Place
Boynton Beach, FL 33435

June 4, 2021

Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Cemetery
10941 Southern Blvd
Royal Palm Beach, FL 33411

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