Josephine A. (Dalosto) Carmona

02/25/1940 - 10/10/2017

Obituary for Josephine A. (Dalosto) Carmona

Josephine A. (Dalosto) Carmona, 77 of Rockford, passed away peacefully, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 in her home. Born on February 25, 1940 in Rockford, the daughter of Victor J. and Ellen (Nellie) Dalosto. Josephine attended St. Anthony grade school, Bishop Muldoon High and West High School, graduating in 1958. On May 8, 1961, Josephine married Frank A. Carmona at St. Mary Catholic Church in Rockford. Together Josephine and Frank raised six children.

Josephine was an active member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. She sang as a tenor in the adult choir at church and was also a member of the Italian Chorale of Rockford. She was active in the St. Anthony/St. Francis Consolidated School System. Josephine was employed by Winnebago County for 14 years as the Deputy Circuit Clerk until the start of their family business, Carmona Gear Cutting in 1984. She enjoyed spending time with her family, playing cards and board games, crossword puzzles, fishing, gardening and watching the birds.

Lovingly survived by her husband, Frank; children, Frank, Francine (Mark) Skaug, Donald, Denise (Darryl) Andrus, Victor and Robert (Lisa) Carmona; grandchildren, Michele, Anthony, Valerie, Jessie, Melissa, Mandy, Kelly, Marcus, Robert, Jacob and Taylor; 17 great-grandchildren; Brother Victor (Dawna) Dalosto; Sister, Maria (John) Kenney; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Pre-deceased by her parents and sister, Ellen Macias.

Special thanks to her dear friends and caregivers, Olive, Shannon, Nick and the Hospice Care of America team. Sincere appreciation to Dr. Dailey and all blood donors for giving Josephine extended years of life.

Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. Monday, October 16 at St. Anthony Catholic Church, 1010 Ferguson Street, with the Franciscan Friars officiating. Burial in Calvary Cemetery. Visitation from 2:00 pm to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, October 15, at 6825 Weaver Road in Rockford, at Tony Gasparini Funerals, with Rosary at 4:00 pm Sunday. In lieu of flowers, memorials to be established by the family. Share online condolences at



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02:00 PM
Tony Gasparini Funerals
6825 Weaver Road
Rockford, IL 61114
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Funeral Service

10:00 AM
Saint Anthony of Padua Church
1010 Ferguson Street
Rockford, IL 61102
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My deepest sympathy for your loss. May you find comfort in Jehovah God's promise to undo death by means of the resurrection, and soon end all our suffering. (Rev.212:3-5; John 5:28, 29) Peace to you during this difficult time.
- James
I am very sorry for your loss. Josephine was a fine and beautiful wife and mother. I was honored to know her, her husband Frank, and her children during my time stationed at St. Anthony Parish (1974-1979). She will be remembered in my prayers at the altar. May our Divine Savior bless and watch over her family.
- Fr. John Calgaro
Our warmest, heartfelt condolences to all the family. She was a good person! God Bless.
- Capovilla Family
Heartfelt condolences to the very charming Carmona family.
- Fred Wydra
I'm so very sorry for your families loss. My deepest condolences.
- David Marinelli
Sincere sympathy to a warm family.
- Keith Ralston
Frank III, I’m so very sorry. My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God bless you all during this difficult time.
- Lisa Torres

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