NEW PALTZ, N.Y. – Josephine (Pullman) D'Adamo, of New Paltz, died Friday, June 17 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She was 79.
Born and raised in Mayfield, Pa., she lived in Highland and The Villages in Florida before moving to New Paltz 10 years ago. She loved dancing and playing golf. She was a member of the Town of Newburgh Tappers where she enjoyed tap dancing, line dancing and clogging.
She was the wife of the late Anthony D'Adamo; the mother of Donna Stein and her fiancé, Dr. Arnold T. Berman, Michael D'Adamo and his wife, Joanne, and Linda DiMatteo and her husband, Gary; grandmother of Stephanie, Alexandra, Arielle, Alyssa, Cara and Anna; sister of Kathryn Gavron and the late Stella Michaud; and companion of John Ford.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, at 11 a.m. in Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, North Arlington, N.J. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery, North Arlington.
Donations in her name may be made to the Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, Attn. Penn Medicine Development, 3535 Market St., Suite 750, Philadelphia, PA 19104-3309.
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