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“Your family is going thru such a painful time right now. My families prayers are with each and every one of you. We hope your days get easier as...Read More »
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“I went to high school with Jobie, and also grew up in the East End. I have wonderful memories of Jobie. I am so sorry to hear of her passing. You...Read More »
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“So sorry to read of your loss. I haven't seen Jobie in over 50 years; but I was one of her friends at St. Marys Institute. We had a lot of great...Read More »
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“Our hearts and prayers go out to you and your family at this difficult time. Thinking of you all..... The Mendels ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Mendels - Clifton Park, NY

“So sorry for your loss her suffering to breathe is over. She will be with you all, always, RIP Jobie ”
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TOWN OF MOHAWK – Josephine 'Jobie' LaMalfa, 68, entered peacefully, into eternal rest on Thursday, July 7th at Ellis Hospital, surrounded by the love and peace of her family.
Jobie was born on December 2, 1947 in Yonkers, NY a daughter of the late Lewis and Kathleen (VanWart) Morrell. She was raised in Amsterdam and graduated from St. Mary's Institute. Jobie attended nursing school, earning her degree as an LPN. She worked as the Activity Director at the Mt. Loretto Nursing Home, where she compassionately cared for the many residents. Jobie later went to work for Agway (Tri Valley Crop Center) in Sprakers, NY as their bookkeeper, retiring after 25 years of service. She was a communicant of St. Cecilia Church in Fonda.
Jobie was a beautiful and spirited woman. She was a selfless and faithfully served her Lord, family and friends, always seeing to everyone's needs before her own.
She was predeceased by her siblings, Joan DiBernardo and Henry Young.
Jobie is survived by her beloved husband Danny LaMalfa, whom she married on June 20, 1975; devoted and loving daughters, Rene (Greg) Stryjski and Meeka Wadsworth; her cherished grandchildren, whom she loved so dearly, Tommy, Jason, Cody and Alexis; her dear mother-in-law, Eleanor LaMalfa, uncle, Norman Martin; 2 nieces and one nephew.
Services will be held on Tuesday at 10 am from the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home, 501 Union St. and then to St. John the Evangelist Church, Union St., where a Mass will be celebrated at 11am. Interment will follow in Sts. Cyril & Method Cemetery, Rotterdam.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call at the Rossi & Ditoro Funeral Home on Monday evening from 5 to 7 pm.
Those wishing may make a contribution in Jobie's memory to COPD Foundation at www.copdfoundation.org/Take-Action/Help-Find-a-Cure/Donate.aspx.