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Josephson, Carole P.

February 26, 2014 by Ellen Jarus Hanley

CHESHIRE – Carole P. Josephson, 82, passed away on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 at Masonicare Health Center in Wallingford. She was the wife of Ernest Josephson.

Mrs. Josephson was born on November 11, 1931 in White Plains, N.Y., the daughter of the late Clinton and the late Lillian (Chitty) Parker. She worked in several Cheshire grammar school libraries before being employed at the Woodbridge Town Library. She retired in 1996 after 16 years at the Library.

Besides her husband of 60 years, Mrs. Josephson is survived by her daughters, Lynn Scimone and her husband Fred of Wallingford, and Leigh Giampietro and her husband Phil of Cheshire; her brother, Richard Clinton Parker of Arizona; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held on Friday, February 21, 2014 at 11 a.m. at Cheshire Lutheran Church, 660 West Main St., Cheshire. Burial was in Cheshire Hillside Cemetery. Calling hours were held on Friday morning at the Alderson Funeral Home, 615 South Main St., Cheshire. Memorial contributions may be made to the Cheshire Lutheran Church, 660 West Main St., Cheshire, CT 06410 or to Cheshire Animal Control Volunteers, c/o Cheshire Police Dept., 500 Highland Ave., Cheshire, CT 06410. For online condolences, and to light a candle or share a story, please visit

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