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Josephine Frances "Josie" Pazzelli

December 23, 1927 June 20, 2018
Josephine Frances "Josie" Pazzelli
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Obituary for Josephine Frances "Josie" Pazzelli

Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Resurrection Catholic Church in Eveleth. Celebrant will be Fr. Michael Garry. Visitation will be one hour before at the church. Burial in Eveleth Cemetery.

Josephine F. “Josie” Pazzelli, 90, lifelong resident of Eveleth, died Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at home. Josie was born on December 23, 1927 in Eveleth to Joseph and Rose (Zoia) Braga. She graduated from Eveleth High School, Eveleth Junior College and attended Duluth Business University. Josie was united in marriage to Louis P. Pazzelli on September 20, 1952 in Eveleth at the former Immaculate Conception Church. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, St. Anne’s Guild and taught catechism for many years. When the church closed, she became a member of Resurrection Catholic Church. Josie had worked as a medical secretary at the former More Hospital and Eveleth Fitzgerald Community Hospital.

In her younger years, Josie was a den mother with the cub scouts. She was a life member of Auxiliary to Mesaba Range Post 1172 VFW of Eveleth, having served for many years as secretary and had been past District 8 secretary. Josie liked to read and enjoyed her flower and vegetable gardens. Most of all, Josie loved spending time with her family.

She is survived by her daughter, Rosemary (Jim) Perpich; son, Robert “Bob” Pazzelli (Margie) and grandson, Philip (Jill) Perpich.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Louis P.; brother, Lou Braga and nephews, Joe Braga and Doran Ventrucci.

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Mass of Christian Burial




11:00 AM 6/23/2018 11:00:00 AM
Resurrection Catholic Church

301 Adams Avenue
Eveleth, MN

Visitation one hour before at the church

Resurrection Catholic Church
301 Adams Avenue Eveleth MN
United States

Cemetery Details


Eveleth Cemetery Final Resting Place

Park Ave/County Road 142 near Hat Trick Ave.
Eveleth, MN

Park Ave/County Road 142 near Hat Trick Ave. Eveleth MN
United States

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