Josephine (Tancredi) Winge, beloved wife of the late Claude P. Winge, passed away unexpectedly at her Chelmsford, MA residence on Monday, July 30, 2019. She was 80.
Born in Brooklyn, New York on October 21, 1938, she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Carmela (Baletta) Tancredi.
Josephine lived in New York prior to moving to Massachusetts 15 years ago.
Prior to her retirement, Josephine was a Registered Nurse and worked in several hospitals before changing to the compassionate care of in home hospice.
She was a longtime communicant of St. Catherine of Sienna Parish in Franklin Square, New York. While there she was able showcase her love of music by singing in the choir for many years. She and her husband Claude assisted in the Marriage Encounter Program at St. Catherine Church. They volunteered for many church and community events.
Josephine and Claude had a large circle of friends. They enjoyed traveling, bike riding, tennis and golf. They especially loved to visit the beach.
Survivors include her five children, David Winge of Irwin, PA, Carol Winge of Westford, MA, Joanne Winge of Arvada, CO, Dennis Winge of Newfield, NY, Elizabeth Winge of Glens Falls, NY; four grandchildren, Daniel Winge, Andrew Winge, Meena DeBenedictis, and Max Taylor Winge, all of whom play an instrument and share her love of music.
Her Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, August 10 at 9:30AM in St. Catherine of Sienna Church, 33 New Hyde Park Rd, Franklin Square, NY. Burial will follow in Holy Rood Cemetery, Westbury, NY.