Josephine O. Bastey


Bastey, Josephine


Josephine Oteri Bastey , 95 , died Wednesday, June 26, 2013, in Marina Bay Skilled Nursing Center,  peacefully after a long illness with dementia.  She was the wife of the late Col. John L. Bastey.

Born on October 2, 1917, in Messina, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Antonio and Lucia (Rizzo) Oteri.  Josephine was well known and loved by many as a beautician in Hanson, MA for many years. 

She played and enjoyed organ music.  An avid bingo player and most of all a fantastic cook, no one left her house without being fed. 

She was the loving mother of Rosemary Oteri of Holbrook, MA, Lucia Cobb of Norwood, MA, Warren Paul Cobb of Pembroke, MA and Carol A. Isa of Texas.  Beloved sister to Connie Prunty of Bixby, Ok, and the late Benito Oteri and John Oteri.  Grandmother of 12 and great grandmother of 15.

 Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, June 30 at 6:00 PM, in Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Ave., EAST MILTON. Relatives and friends respectfully invited.  Visiting hours Sunday,  2-6 prior to service.

Family only private burial , Blue Hills Cemetery at a later date.