Josephine (Gaio) Fanale

One week short of her 101st birthday, passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side, Friday, March 1, 2024. Beloved wife of the late Dante Fanale; mother of Peggy (Jim) Budnik, Nancy (Ned) Eldridge, and Kathy (Dan) Novakovich; grandmother of Erin (Bobby), Michael, Lindsey (Aaron), Haley (John) Evan, and Maresa (Ethan); great-grandmother of Allison, Brooks, Connor, Nolan, Arthur, Stanley, Anya, Lola, Mila, and Bear; sister of the late Ricky, Edward, John, Robert, Atoinette, Eleanor, and Mary. She was a longtime resident of Penn Hills and an active member of St. Gerard Majella Church. She enjoyed many years of volunteering at the Penn Hills Service Association. The family would like to thank the dedicated and caring staff members of Atria at Cranberry Woods for their care. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Penn Hills Service Association, 2519 Main St., Penn Hills, PA 15235.

Friends received in the William F. Gross Funeral Home, Ltd. 11735 Frankstown Road (at Rodi Road) Penn Hills on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. until the time of funeral prayers at 11:20 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at Holy Family Parish St. Joseph Church, 825 Second St., Verona, PA 15147 at 12 p.m.