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Josephine Myroniuk

August 2, 1929 ~ May 16, 2020 (age 90)

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Josephine Myroniuk, 90, went home to the Lord peacefully on May 16, 2020, after a brief illness at Yale-New Haven Hospital-St. Raphael Campus, CT. 

Josephine or Jo, as she was known to her family and friends, was born on August 2, 1929, to the late Joseph and Mary Daszynski. Josephine was predeceased by her husband, Harry Myroniuk, and by her brother, Joseph Drobish and  sister-in-law, Angela Drobish. She was a graduate of Warren Harding High School in Bridgeport, CT. Formerly with Manning, Maxwell & Moore, Jo worked as a seamstress, and as a bookkeeper for her late husband Harry’s business, Superior Typesetting Service, until retirement.

Josephine was a caring and committed community volunteer, at church, and in other outreach organizations. She worked with the Cub Scouts as a Den Leader, was a Girl Scout leader, and was a member of the Polish American Club in West Haven, CT. A long time member of Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church in Milford, CT, where she served and ministered in various capacities in The Women’s Guild Society. Josephine always loved knitting and crocheting and belonged to a Milford knitting group that made quilts, etc., for The Paul Newman Hole in the Wall Gang Camp for kids with serious illnesses. In her ‘retirement’ she participated in a small group Bible study, took trips with the 50+ Club, and was an active member of the Milford Senior Center, where she served as Secretary until just recently, and thoroughly enjoyed Bingo days.

Josephine is survived by four devoted children, Kathleen Maler (Stephen) of North Branford; Thomas Myroniuk (Kari) of Venice, Florida; Patricia Williams of Venice, Florida; Richard Myroniuk (Lexi) of Milford; and sister, Stella Shandrowski of Stratford, CT. 

Josephine leaves behind four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren who adored their “Nana”; Stephen Maler (Allysa) and great-grandson Lucas of New Haven, Amy Gambardella (Joe) and great-granddaughter Grace and great-grandson Theo of North Branford, Brian Maler (Danielle) of Quaker Hill, Tara Williams of Venice, Florida; as well as her beloved nieces and nephews, her great-nieces and great-nephews and her many, many friends.

Burial will be private. Services will be conducted at a later date. The Keenan Funeral Home is entrusted with caring for the family of Josephine Myroniuk.

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