Josephine Comley

September 16, 1928 - November 12, 2019

          Josephine Comley, age 91, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Tuesday, November 12, 2019.

          Born in Philadelphia, PA on September 16, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Vincenzo G. and Josephine A. (Rizzo) Pucillo.  Josephine worked as a clerk with Christiana Care, retiring after many dedicated years.

          A devout Catholic, Josephine was a long-time member of Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church.  She enjoyed reading and music and as a child sang on the radio.   Josephine was known for her sense of humor and her will to maintain her independence.  Most of all, she enjoyed time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

          In addition to her parents, Josephine was preceded in death by her husband, George B. Comley; brothers, Anthony and Louis Pucillo; and sisters, Mary, Anne, Julia, Eleanor, Laura, Rita, Sylvia and Sr. Grace. She is survived by her children, Stephen V. Comley (Patricia) of Newark, Michael J. Comley (Michele) of Hartly, Monica T. Jarman (Cary) of Beaufort, N.C. and Lorraine A. Comley of Newark; sister, Jean Ramoni of Evesham, N.J.; daughter-in-law, Sandi Comley of South Carolina; grandchildren, Christina, Brian, Eric, Jenifer, David, John, Alaina, Doug and Stephen; and 19 great grandchildren.

          Josephine’s family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff of Heartland Hospice, Christiana Care, Wilmington Manor Fire Company and New Castle County Paramedics for their special care.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, November 18, 2019, at Our Lady of Fatima R.C. Church, 801 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 am.  Interment will follow in All Saints Cemetery, 6001 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE.


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13 Condolences for Josephine Comley

  • My condolences to your family. I have nice memories of Aunt Jo and Uncle George. She will be missed.

  • Love you Aunt Jo.
    Rest in the arms of our Lord, then laugh and dance with the family. You will be missed.
    God Speed

  • Ma,
    Miss you more than you will ever know

  • Rest in peace. You waited a long time for your reward. Besides all your family I hope my mom, dad and Mark were there with open arms to greet you. REST NOW ….

  • I did not know mrs Comley only.from growing up in the same neighborhood I do know her Children I use to hang out with her 2 daughters Monica & Lorraine I know both her sons too. My thoughts & prayers go out to the Family during this Difficult time…

  • A beautiful tribute for a kind and beautiful lady… we’ll miss you aunt Joe!

  • To Mike and his Family so very sorry for the lose of your Mother. Words can’t explain the lose of a Mom! It’s the first and the very best friend you ever have in this thing we call life. What I’m told she was a very proud mother. Warm Thoughts and Prayers to you Mike and your entire family God Bless

  • Mom was my rock small and mighty so full of life proud to be her son no matter what she was always there.

  • Condolences to the family. Josephine will be missed as a friend and neighbor. The Hanby family

  • Sorry about your loss. Her memory will live in your hearts forever. Again ,sorry for your loss.

  • Lorraine, I am so sorry thay your Mom has passed. I didn’t know her, but she sounded like a feisty lady per your facebook posts.

  • Pat and Steve, Frank and I are so sorry to hear of Mrs. Comley passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Monica and Cayry I’m so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We love you.