Josephine C. Mankowski, 87, of Weirton, died Wednesday, September 24, 2003 at the D & D Quality Care. She was born on September 5, 1916 in Pittsburgh, PA, a daughter of the late Walter and Balwania Napierkowski Masiak. She was also preceded in death by her husband, John S. Mankowski on March 22, 1999; two brothers and four sisters. Josephine was a homemaker, a member of the Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Sacred Heart Christian Mothers and Rosary Society. She is survived by her two daughters, Sandy Mankowski-Myers and her husband George of Weirton and Martina Ledzinski and her husband Jerry of Carmel, CA; 6 grandchildren, Dr. Tina Cutone, Ed Cutone, Tammy Aftanas, Terri Neeley, Jerry M. Ledzinski, and Justin Ledzinski; and 5 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Friday, October 3 from 9 AM until time of memorial mass at 10:00 AM at the Sacred Heart of Mary Catholic Church, Weirton. Entombment will follow at Highland Hills Memorial Gardens, Follansbee. Josephine’s family has established a nursing school scholarship fund in her name. Memorial contributions can be sent to WVNCC Foundation, Inc., 1704 Market Street, Wheeling, WV 26003. Arrangements are under the direction of the Greco-Hertnick Funeral Home, 3219 Main Street, Weirton, WV. Share tributes with her family at www.grecohertnick.com. Funeral Home: Greco Hertnick Funeral Home 3219 Main Street Weirton, WV US 26062

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. I am glad I was able to meet and spend some time with “Mom Mankowski.” She couldn’t walk very well, but boy could she dance!!!

  2. Your mom and dad and your sisters and brothers are happy to share eternal life with you Aunt Josie. And your friends and relatives on earth miss you. We love you Aunt Josie.

  3. DEAR FAMILY I WAS SO SADDENED TO HEAR OF AUNT JO’S DEATH. I AM SO GLAD THAT I GOT TO SPEND TIME WITH HER AT GRANDMA’S FUNERAL LAST NOVEMBER. SHE LOOKED GREAT. WE DID ALOT OF LAUGHING AND HOLDING HANDS. I WILL MISS HER. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER GREAT MEMORIES AT EASTER TIME GOING TO WVA. WITH HER AND UNCLE JOHN AND ALL OUR WONDERFUL FAMILY. OH WHAT TIMES. I LOVE OUR FAMILY. I AM SORRY THAT I CAN’T BE WITH YOU ALL BUT I AM PRAYING WITH YOU ALL AND I KNOW THAT AUNT JO IS IN A MUCH BETTER PLACE BESIDE UNCLE JOHN . I LOVE YOU ALL VALERIE

  4. We have fond memories of Aunt Josie, Easter’s at your house and especially your chicken soup. Your kindness and love will be missed.

  5. We are very sorry for your loss. We will always remember Bucchi with fond memories. May God bless you all during this time and always. Much Love, Bill, Paulette and Minnie

  6. Tina and Family–I will always remember your Mom at daily Mass at St. Joe’s. I don’t think she ever missed. My sincere condolences to all of you at this sad time. God bless you.

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