Josephine Kalina

Obituary of Josephine Rose Kalina

Josephine Rose "Rosie" Kalina, age 78 died on May 3, 2021 at her daughter's home. She was born on May 4, 1942 in Chardon to the late James and Josephine (nee: Skiba) Valvoda. Rosie and her husband, Gilbert Kalina, operated Neybeller Nursery. She also worked as an outpatient clerk for Lake Hospital System for 33 years. Rosie was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church. She enjoyed working jigsaw puzzles, crosswords, attending comedy shows, and especially enjoyed her time with family. She is survived by her children; James (Brenda) Kalina, David (Jenny) Kalina, and Julie (James) Hammond all of Painesville; 7 grandchildren; Morgan, Payton, Lila, Billy, TJ, Myles, and Gil; brother, Tony (Jane) Valvoda of Chesterland; and sister-in-law, Jane Valvoda of Chardon. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband; sister, Frances (Howard) Justinger; and brother, James Valvoda. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 6 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home, 368 Mentor Avenue, Painesville, Ohio. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 Friday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions are suggested to Hospice of the Western Reserve or Harvey High School Athletic Boosters, 200 W. Walnut St., Painesville, Ohio 44077. To view the livestream of the service, leave condolences or directions to the funeral home visit www.johnsonfuneralservices.net
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Thursday
6
May

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Thursday, May 6, 2021
Johnson Funeral Home
368 Mentor Avenue
Painesville, Ohio, United States
440-357-7544
Friday
7
May

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Friday, May 7, 2021
Johnson Funeral Home
368 Mentor Avenue
Painesville, Ohio, United States
440-357-7544