Josie P. (Corbisella) DePerro

Born: Mon., Jan. 18, 1932
Died: Fri., May 12, 2017


9:30 AM to 11:00 PM, Thu., May 18, 2017
Location: St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish

Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 AM Thu., May 18, 2017
Location: St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Parish

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Josie P. DePerro, age 85, of Canton, passed away Friday, May 12, 2017. She was born in Wellsville, Ohio to the late Benjamin and Thelma Corbisella on January 18, 1932. She was a graduate of Alliance High School, a member of St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, the Afternoon Garden Club and the Cancer Survivors Group. She worked as a secretary for the Auto Club Insurance Company. Josie also volunteered at St. Michael's and at the Poor Clare Monastery. Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband Richard DePerro; sisters Mary (Do) Conny, Pauline Liberti, Virginia (Gigi) Samuels and infant sister Marie Corbisella. She is survived by her children Jeff (Sally) DePerro of Marblehead, Ohio, Scott (Annie) DePerro of Peninsula, Ohio and Rebecca (Jim) Kempthorn of Canton, Ohio. Also survived by two sisters Carmela Lolli of Canton and Teresa Erchick of Alliance; grandchildren Jason (Ming), Tyler, Nathan (fiance Tiffany), Kathryn, Gigi and Ryan; and four great-grandchildren. Family and friends will be received Thursday at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church (3430 St. Michaels Blvd. N.W. Canton, OH 44718) from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will begin at 11 a.m., with Rev. Fr. Don King as celebrant. Entombment will follow at North Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Aultman Compassionate Care Center Hospice.


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Joni Triner Gates
   Posted Mon May 15, 2017
Dear Rebecca, Scott, Jeff and Families,
I am so sorry to read about your mom in the Rep. I remember her beautiful smile and kind heart. (I attended St. Michaels and Glenwood with Rebecca.) May your precious memories console you at this most difficult time.

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