Josephine L Cordy

May 31, 1928 ~ July 23, 2019 (age 91)


Josephine L. Cordy

1928 - 2019

Lewis Center, OH - Josephine Louise Cordy, 91, was born May 31, 1928, in Clearfield, PA. She resided at 531 Forsythe Ave. in Girard from 1950 until moving to Columbus in October of 2016, due to health-related issues.

She passed away peacefully at the Inn at Bear Trail in Lewis Center, Ohio, where she had been residing for the last two and a half years.

Josephine was married to Samuel J. Cordy in November of 1950. They were married for 49 years. She belonged to the Mount Carmel Society Bocce League and the 39ers. She had worked at Strouss’ in Youngstown, OH for many years before retiring.

Josephine truly enjoyed her family and friends, as well as volunteering at Northside Hospital and St. Rose Cafeteria.

She was proceeded in death by her brother, Anthony Sorbera, father, Ignazio Sorbera and mother, Mary Sorbera, as well as a sister, Rose Seaber, and husband, Samuel J. Cordy.

Josephine is survived by four sisters: Carmella Socie, of Clearfield, PA, Margaret Pezza of NJ, Palma Sansone of NJ and Evelyn McCartney of State College, PA, two brothers: Raymond Sorbera of Clearfield, PA and Philip Sorbera of NJ. Also surviving are Josephine’s children, a daughter, Catherine Cordy of Columbus, OH and her son, Frank Cordy of Hilliard, OH; grandchildren: Ryan Guthrie of Columbus, OH, Gillian Theado of Dublin, OH, and her husband Alex Theado; great-grandchildren, Anthony, Paul and Sam Theado; a sister-in-law, Marie     Accodino of Niles, OH.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to: Hospice of Central Ohio, Newark Main Office, 2269 Cherry Valley Rd. Newark, OH 43055. 740-788-1400.

Visitation will be held Friday, July 26, from 12 pm to 1 pm, with the funeral service to follow at 1 pm, at Crown Hill Burial Park’s Chapel Mausoleum. Msgr. John Zuraw will officiate.

Crown Hill Burial Park:

3966 Warren-Sharon Rd. Vienna, OH  44473. The main phone number is 330-856-4695.

Entombment will take place in Crown Hill Burial Park.

Selby-T. J. Fox Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.


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July 26, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Selby-Fox Funeral Home
3966 Warren - Sharon Rd
Vienna, OH 44473

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