Josephine F. Carpin

josephine-carpinJosephine F. Carpin, age 85, of West Long Avenue, DuBois, PA, died Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at Christ the King Manor.

Born October 1, 1931 in DuBois, PA she was the daughter of the late Stanley and Marie (Wojcik) Makofka.

On October 24, 1953, she married Thomas Carpin, Jr. He survives.

Josephine was a homemaker.

She was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, and she was an avid reader.

Josephine is survived by three children: Darlene Lockett and her husband, Tim of DuBois, PA; Dennis Carpin and his wife, Melinda of DuBois, PA and Michele Kister and her husband, Kurt of Sykesville, PA, a sister, Helen LaBenne of DuBois, PA, eight grandchildren, and four great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers and four sisters.

There will be no public visitation.

A Mass of Christian Burial for the public will be celebrated on Thursday, December 29, 2016 at 9:30 A.M. from St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church with Msgr. Richard Siefer as celebrant.

Burial will be in St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Memorials may be placed with the DuBois Public Library, 31 South Brady Street, DuBois, PA 15801 and/or the Free Medical Clinic, 47 West Long Avenue, DuBois, PA 15801.

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The Goble Baronick Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral arrangements.

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