Josephine Sosler


4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tuesday, November 21, 2023
T.S. Purta Funeral Home
22 Glenmere Avenue
Florida, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

10:00 am
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
St. Joseph Church
20 Glenmere Avenue
Florida, New York, United States


St. Joseph Cemetery
616 Union Corners Road
Florida, New York, United States

Obituary of Josephine Sosler

Josephine Sosler died peacefully at the Kaplan family center in Newburgh, NY on November 18, 2023.


The daughter of the late Carmelo and Amelia Grace Zingale she was born on May 24, 1922 in Brooklyn, NY.


She was predeceased by her husband Louis and sister Catherine Sosler.


Josephine was a graduate of S.S. Seward, Florida, NY. She was employed as a clerk / typist at the Orange County Department of Social Services from which she retired in 1964. She was a charter member of the Seward Senior Citizens, Florida, NY.  


Josephine was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She had many cherished friends.   


Survivors include son James and wife Marylou of Florida, NY; son Lou and wife Kathleen of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina; daughter Amelia (Amy) Sosler of Middletown, NY; grandsons Kevin and wife Lilly; Stephen and wife  Nicole; Paul; Nick and wife Ann; Alex and wife Lauren; great grandchildren Carmelo, Mariela, Audin, Jude, Leo, and Tito as well as many nieces and nephews.  


Visitation will be held on Tuesday November 21, 2023 from 4-7 PM at T.S. Purta Funeral Home 22 Glenmere Ave., Florida, NY 10921.               


A funeral mass will be held 10 am on Wednesday November 22, 2023 at St. Joseph Church, 14 Glenmere Ave., Florida, NY 10921.


Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Florida, NY.


Josephine’s family wishes to express gratitude to all of the staff at the Kaplan Family Hospice Residence for their support and kindness during our mother’s time there.



Memorial contributions may be made in Josephine’s memory to the Florida Community Food Pantry, 1 N. Main Street, Florida, NY 10921.   


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