Josephine “Jo” Carmelita Day, 88 of Antioch passed away unexpectedly on September 5, 2021. Josephine was born in Oakland, CA on March 28, 1933 to Victor and Anita Sepulveda. A retired caregiver of over 20 years, she enjoyed reading, word search puzzles, shopping, and most recently her color-by-number “paintings”. But her greatest joy was her family. She enjoyed spending time with all her family visiting, laughing, having fun, and many excursions.
Josephine is survived by her daughters, Yolanda Thori and Anita Mac Kusick; Grandchildren (5) Mark Thori Jr., Corina Castillo, Angela, Jacob and Kaitlyn Mac Kusick; Great Grandchildren (9) Olivia, Giovanni, Eric Jr., Dominic, Jayla, Sean, Niko, Jeremy and Lorenzo; Great-Great Grandchildren (3) Brayden, Zella, and Elena; Sister Patricia Sassi; and numerous nephews, nieces and friends.
Our beloved Mother, Grandma, Great Hama, “Granny” and friend was loved by all and will be deeply missed by all who knew her.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 23 at Higgins Chapel in Antioch. Viewing from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM with services immediately following from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM. Josephine will be laid to rest at Holy Cross Cemetery in Antioch at 1:00 PM. Father Robert Rien will officiate.
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