unknown - December 28, 2013
Josephine (DeCicco) Detjen, 83, of Wells Avenue West, North Syracuse, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at her son’s home in Naples, Fla. A lifelong resident of Syracuse, Josephine resided in North Syracuse since 1966.
She retired in 1993 after more than 20 years of working at Penny Curtis Baking Company. She was a member of the Bakery & Confectionery Union and Industrial International Local 116 in Syracuse. Josephine was a member of the Lutheran Memorial Church in North Syracuse. She was a lifelong supporter and S.U.'s number one fan of their football and basketball programs.
Mrs. Detjen is survived by her son, Stephen of Naples Fla; two sisters-in-law: Shirley Amidon of South Carolina and Elaine Detjen of Mattydale; her niece, Louisa Giardina of East Syracuse; and several other nieces and nephews.
Contributions in Josephine's memory may be made to the VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, 4980 Tamiami Trail N., Suite 102, Naples, FL, 34103, The Leukemia & Lymphona Society, P.O. Box 4072 Pittsfield, MA, 01202 or to the American Cancer Society, 5020 Tamiami Trail N 108, N. Naples, FL, 34103.
Calling hours: 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Krueger Funeral Home, 2619 Brewerton Rd., Mattydale. Services: 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 4, at Lutheran Memorial Church, 435 S. Main St., North Syracuse. Burial will be at North Syracuse Cemetery.