Josephine Borelli

July 1, 1934 - July 13, 2017

Josephine (Filice) was born in Piane Crati, Calabria, Italy and came to Hollister, CA in 1955 with her family.

She is survived by her devoted and loving husband of 55 years, Frank and their children Carla, Gia (Rick Warren), Frank (Jodi) and Stephen Borelli. Her grandchildren Rocco (8) and Abriana (6) brought great joy and happiness in her later years.

She was preceded in death by her parents Paul and Virginia Filice and is survived by her beloved sisters Ersilia Aiello and Maria Grimsley and her brother Giulio Filice, all of Hollister.

Josephine centered her life around family and friends. Cooking for them was her greatest joy. Her colorful personality, strong will and ability to make others laugh will be remembered by all.

In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to: Community Pantry of Hollister, Sacred Heart Church, Immaculate Conception Church or Hazel Hawkins Hospital c/o Grunnagle-Ament-Nelson Funeral Home. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.

Funeral services will be held at Sacred Heart Church on Friday, July 21, 2017 at 11:00am.

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