Passed away unexpectedly May 24, 2019 at her home. Josephine was born December 18, 1944 in Chicago, the daughter of the late Peter and Veronica Karol and had lived between Kalamazoo and Paw Paw for the majority of her life. She loved her 2 cats and playing games on her computer. Josephine also loved crossword puzzles and working in her flower beds. She was a wonderful cook and cherished time spent with her family. Surviving are her 3 children; Delora (Richard) Rupe, Michael (Naomi) Zantello and Shelley (Ruben) Dela Cruz; grandchildren, Richard, Patrick, Kelsey, Brianna, Kyle, Madison, Zachary, Megan, Hayden; 2 great grandchildren, Elana and Ben; a sister Joanne King; a brother James Karol; cousin Pat Murphy. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Zantello, a granddaughter Katelyn DePierre, grandson Tyler Dela Cruz. The family will meet friends on Wednesday from 2 - 4 PM and 6 - 8 PM at the Gobles Chapel, D. L. Miller Funeral Home, www.dlmillerfuneralhome.com. Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Thursday, 11 AM at St. Mary's Church, Paw Paw. Interment will follow in Arlington Hill Cemetery, Bangor. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Heart Association.