Josephine Mary (Schiavone) Spero

January 11, 1930 ~ October 5, 2023 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Josephine Spero Obituary

Josephine Mary Spero, 93, passed away on October 5, 2023 at Norwalk Hospital following sudden heart failure.  

She was predeceased by her parents, Aurelio and Anna (Pallarino) Schiavone, sister Adelaide Schiavone and husband Patrick Spero. Josephine is survived by daughter Anna Marie and son Anthony Spero, as well as five nieces and nephews and several cousins.

Born January 11, 1930, Josephine was a life-long Norwalk resident. She was a graduate of Norwalk High School and worked as a bookkeeper and bank teller prior to her marriage. She had been a member of the St. Thomas the Apostle church choir, St. Mary’s church choir and their Golden Age group and a member of AARP Chapter 2011 for which she helped her sister compile their monthly newsletter and organize trips. A devoted wife, mother and homemaker, Josephine also counted fashion design, playing the piano, dancing and bowling among her interests, having won a First Place Wednesday afternoon league trophy in 1985.

Josephine’s family will receive friends on Wednesday, Oct 11, from 5-7 p.m. at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday at 10 a.m., at St. Mary Church, 669 West Ave, Norwalk, with burial to follow at St. John cemetery, Norwalk. Masks and physical distance are recommended and we ask those who may feel the least bit ill or under the weather, out of caution and respect of the health of others, to please forgo an in-person presence.

Donations in her name may be made to the American Lung Assoc. (  

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Josephine Mary (Schiavone) Spero?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Josephine's memory.


October 11, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Magner Funeral Home, Inc.
12 Mott Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850

Mass of Christian Burial
October 12, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Mary Church
669 West Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06850


© 2023 Magner Funeral Home, Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility