Josephine Rodrigues


NAUGATUCK – Josephine (D’Amico) Rodrigues, age 75, of Naugatuck, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 5, 2024, at Saint Francis Hospital in Hartford. She was the beloved widow of Anthony J. Rodrigues.

Josephine was born July 17, 1948 in Waterbury, the biological daughter of the late John and Josephine (Stanco) D’Amico, and stepdaughter of Anna (Atteratta) D’Amico. She was a graduate of Wilby High School.

Before her retirement in 2010, Josephine had worked in the business office at Franzus Co. She had also worked at Lewis Engineering and several other local businesses.

Josephine enjoyed socializing with friends, loved music and traveling, but found her greatest joy being surrounded by her family. She will be greatly missed by those who were blessed to know and love her.

She leaves her children, Mark Rodrigues and his wife Kristen of Southington, Michelle Gasper and her husband James of Torrington; her beloved grandchildren Jonathan Gasper, Matthew Rodrigues and Addison Rodrigues; and a host of extended family and close friends.

She was predeceased by her grandson Jacob Gasper.

Funeral services for Josephine were to be on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 9:15 a.m. from Chase Parkway Memorial/The Albini Family Funeral Home, 430 Chase Parkway, Waterbury, to Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church to celebrate a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Burial was to be private and at the convenience of her family in Calvary Cemetery. Calling hours were to be Friday, Feb. 9, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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