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MASSENA: Josephine Bestor 96, of St. Augustine Fl. and formerly of Hough Road, Massena passed away on May 4, 2013 in Florida. Josephine was born on March 8, 1917 in Mechanicville, NY the daughter of George and Jennie(Simele) Marcella. She married Frederick Bestor on December 9, 1950 in Mechanicville. She and her husband enjoyed spending the winters in St.Augustine since 1976. Josephine is survived by her loving husband Frederick, her daughters, Linda and Steven Bryson of Penfield NY, Darlene and Stanley Peets of Massena and, four grandchildren, three great grandchildren, a brother Dannie Marcella of Mechanicville, a sister Tessie Vines of Poconos, PA. She was predeceased by her siblings, Angie Delano, Alice Duffney, Henry Marcella, Mary Capeci, John Marcella, Jimmy Marcella and Rose Walsh.

Josephine was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Committal services for Josephine will be held on Saturday May 18, 2013 at Pine Grove II in Norfolk at 3:00 pm. There will be no public calling hours. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Online condolences may be made to

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