Josephine Salone Raleigh

Published 10:07 am Wednesday, July 18, 2012

AHOSKIE – Josephine Theresa Salone Raleigh, age 79, passed away Monday, July 16, 2012 at Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital.

Josephine was born in New York City, NY on October 30, 1932, a daughter of the late Giuseppe Salone and Anna Ruth Castro Salone.  She was a member of St. Thomas Episcopal Church, a retired hairdresser and an Avon Representative for 35 years.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Ruth Parker and husband, Chris, Theresa Rawls and husband, Clay, and Nancy Chase, all of Ahoskie; a son, James W. Raleigh, Jr. and wife, Cherry, of Colerain; six grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

A celebration of life memorial service will be conducted on Wednesday, July 18 at 3:00 p.m. at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie with the Rev. Paul Edwards officiating.  The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m., prior to services.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Alzheimer’s Foundation, Eastern North Carolina Chapter,3739 National Drive, Suite 110,Raleigh,N.C.  27612.

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Garrett-Jones Funeral Home of Ahoskie is serving the Raleigh family.