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Josephine Marie (Visintainer) Kegley
January 3, 1932 - January 21, 2017
Josephine Marie "Josie" (Visintainer) Kegley, 85, of Spokane, WA, departed this life on January 21, 2017, at the Hospice House of Spokane. She was born January 3, 1932 in Spokane to Benjamin and Margaret (Chimenti) Visintainer, who preceded her in death. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Ralph and a daughter, Christine. She married the love of her life and constant companion , Richard Lewis Kegley in Coeur D' Alene, ID on January 11, 1950, who survives her. Also surviving are brothers Ben, Jr (Joan), Jerry (Sylvia), and John, all of Spokane, and Mike of Post Falls, ID, and sisters Deloris Visintainer of California, and Sally Visintainer, of Spokane; a son, Rick, Jr. (fiancée Lisa) of Spokane, and daughters Deb (Dan) Weger of Spokane, Linda (fiancée Paul) Younker of Chattaroy, and Lori (Robin) Petrie of Spokane; 6 grandchildren, Bryce (Andrea), Camille (Chad), Brian, Jeremy, Nina (Mike)and Kate. 4 great -grandchildren Zane, Marley, Jake and Lily one great-great grandson Zaiden; brother- in- law Larry Kegley; Aunt Jackie Chimenti; cousins; numerous nieces and nephews. Josie was a homemaker whose interests included cooking, and gardening, she also loved to play cards and read. Josie was active in the PTA at Blake Elementary School during her children's education, and served as Room Mother. But her lifelong passion was her love for her family, any occasion for family gatherings were special events. The unconditional love she gave to each one of us will be greatly missed but always remembered. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 28, 2017 at St Mary Catholic Church, 304 S Adams with a reception following at the Whisperwood Club House, 1900 S Century Ln. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hospice House of Spokane, 367 East 7th Avenue, Spokane, WA, 99202.