Josephine B. Behrens-Whitney

   Josephine B. Behrens-Whitney (nee Capasso), 76, of Palisades, passed away on Wednesday, January 18, 2012.  Beloved wife of George Whitney.  Devoted mother of Carl Behrens and his wife Patricia of Brecksville, OH, Edward Behrens and his wife Sally of New Windsor, Jim Behrens and his wife Liz of Orangeburg and Elizabeth Pluchino and her husband Frank of Lyndhurst, NJ.  Adored grandmother of Alexandria, Jordan and Rachel.  Dearest sister of Nancy Shannon-Tate and her husband Thomas of Norwood, Donato Capasso and his wife Sandy of Harrington Park, and Diane Smith and her husband Bob of Earlton.   Predeceased by her parents, Nunzio and Elizabeth and her sister, Marie Langer.

   Josephine was a parishioner of St. Anthony’s RC Church in Northvale and enjoyed being a member of the Quilting Club and Embroidery Guild.

   A Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday 9:30 AM at St. Anthony’s RC Church, Northvale with interment to follow at Rockland Cemetery, Sparkill.  Visiting hours are Thursday 7-9 PM and Friday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Anthony R. Pizzi Funeral Home, 120 Paris Avenue, Northvale.

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