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Josephine Marie Dignan

December 5, 1925 - March 20, 2021

Burial Date April 7, 2021

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Mystic – Josephine Marie Dignan (Irlandi) passed away March 20, 2021, at her home in Mystic. She was born in New London, Dec. 5, 1925, to the late James and Josephine Irlandi.

She was predeceased by her husband of 69 years, Francis J. Dignan, and is survived by her daughters, Janice Dignan of Mystic, and Patricia Dignan, and her granddaughter Melina Dignan Finck, both of Brooklyn, N.Y. She was also predeceased by her brother James J. Irlandi.

Josephine was a graduate of Williams Memorial Institute and the Joseph Lawrence School of Nursing. She worked in New London and Milwaukee, Wisc. as an RN.

Josephine particularly enjoyed walking at Harkness Memorial State Park and playing cards. She was playing auction bridge up until a few weeks prior to her passing.

Her family would like to express their gratitude to family members and dedicated health care partners for their tireless love and compassion, and to Hartford Healthcare Hospice.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, in St. Mary Cemetery, New London. The Impellitteri-Malia Funeral Home, 84 Montauk Ave., New London, has been entrusted with her care.


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