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Josephine Valenti

Josephine Christine Valenti (Hudak)

Thursday, November 14th, 1929 - Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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Josephine Christine (Hudak) Valenti, 90, of Indiana, died Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at St. Clair Hospital, Pittsburgh. Born November 14, 1929, in Starford, she was a daughter of the late George Hudak and Susan (Dudik) Hudak. For more than 49 years, she was the wife of the late Joseph A. Valenti, Sr.

She worked as a telephone operator for Bell Telephone Company and had briefly worked as a waitress at the former Capitol Restaurant.

Josephine loved to cook for her family. She always enjoyed hosting family dinners and made sure there was always enough food for everyone. She also enjoyed attending luncheons, going to card parties, crafting and sewing.

She belonged to St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church, Indiana where she was an active member who regularly helped with fundraisers. Josephine especially enjoyed working on church bake sales, cookbooks and garage sales. She was also quite active with the Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Bernard # 339.

She is survived by her sons, Joseph A. Valenti, Jr. and his wife, Pamela, of Bridgeville; and Mark D. Valenti, of Brooklyn, NY. She will also be missed by her grandchildren: Michael, Lauren, and Chelsea Valenti; great grandchildren: Blake Valenti and Mia Powell, as well as many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, and husband, Josephine was preceded in death by her siblings: Joseph Hudak, Michael Hudak, Leonard Hudak, Mary Straka, Helen Wisniewski, Julia Hilborn, Rose Benton, George Hudak, John Hudak, and Sue Dinallo.

Friends will be received Friday, January 31st from 2:00 until 7:00 PM at the Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home of Indiana. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, February 1st at twelve o’clock noon at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Church, Indiana. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Memorial Donations may be made to: the Catholic Daughters of America, Court St. Bernard #339, 200 Clairvaux Drive, Indiana, PA 15701.

Online condolences may be offered by visiting rbfh.net .
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 31st, 2020 | 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Friday, January 31st, 2020 2:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Rairigh-Bence Funeral Home, Inc., of Indiana
    Address
    965 Philadelphia St.
    INDIANA, PA 15701
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    3:30 PM Rosary
  • Service

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 | 12:00pm
    When
    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 12:00pm
    Location
    St. Bernard of Clairvaux Roman Catholic Church
    Address
    Clairvaux Drive
    INDIANA, PA 15701
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  • Interment

    Location
    St. Bernard Cemetery
    Address
    200 Clairvaux Drive
    Indiana, PA 15701
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Jack Connolly

Posted at 08:47am
Dear Joe , Mark & Family , I was saddened upon hearing of your Mother's passing . My thoughts and prayers go out
to you at this time .
Sincerely , Jack Connolly
TC

Timothy Connolly

Posted at 08:19pm
Joe and Mark, sorry to hear of your mothers passing. You have my deepest sympathy. Tim Connolly
TL

Trudy Lazor

Posted at 11:53am
Joe and Mark, you have my deepest sympathy. I will always remember her as a great neighbor and friend. May she rest in peace.

Trudy (Sadowski) Lazor
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Nicholas Hodak GTHS class of 1947

Posted at 02:10am
Sympathies and condolences to family and all who mourn josephines passing. She will be missed and well remembered!
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Michael P Connolly

Posted at 08:40am
Dear Joe, Mark, and family
I am saddened to hear of your Mom's passing, but take comfort knowing she's in heaven with your Dad. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers these next weeks and months. Mike Connolly
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724-349-2000 Rairigh - Bence Funeral Home, Inc. of Indiana
965 Philadelphia St
Indiana, PA 15701-3935
Email: rairighfd@gmail.com
724-349-2000 Rairigh - Bence Funeral Home, Inc. of Indiana
965 Philadelphia St
Indiana, PA 15701-3935
Email: rairighfd@gmail.com