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Josephine “Jay” (Russell) Berarducci

December 7, 1931 ~ November 9, 2020 (age 88)


Josephine “Jay” Joyce Berarducci, age 88, of Ravenna, died on Monday, November 9, 2020 at her home.

Josephine was born December 7, 1931 in Rayland to John and Anna Litva Russell.

She had a pristine green thumb with an annual home garden. An excellent seamstress, and cook. She was a leader in 4-H in West Virginia. She was a member of St. Anthony Church in Follansbee, WV and Immaculate Conception Church in Ravenna.

She is survived by her son, Nick (Delores Rilee) Berarducci of Gloucester Point, VA; daughter, Eileen Berarducci-Hamilton of Ravenna; grandson, Phillip (Melissa) Hamilton of Ravenna.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Isidore Berarducci; son, Steven Berarducci; parents, John, and Anna Russell; brother, Thomas Russell; sisters, Marie Craig, Dolly Pratz.

A Celebration of Life for the lives of Isidore and Josephine will be held at later date.  Cremation in the care of Bissler & Sons Crematory.

Services in care of Bissler & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory, 628 West Main Street, Kent, OH 44240.

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