November 12, 1915 - December 31, 2021
Josephine (Clemmons) Boosinger, 106, of Mechanicsburg passed away on Friday, December 31, 2021 in Springfield Regional Medical Center.
She was born November 12, 1915 in Mechanicsburg, Ohio the daughter of Grover and Sarah (Days) Clemmons. In 1941 Josephine married Gale W. Boosinger, a life-time farmer and in 1946 a son, Thomas Bryce was born. She was a charter member of Faith Baptist Church in Mechanicsburg where she served as an organist and pianist. Josephine most recently attended the Urbana Church of Christ of Christian Union. Josephine was a charter member of the Junior Woman's Tourist Club and was active in-Home Extension work in Champaign County. She was the oldest alumni member of the Mechanicsburg High School, Class of 1933. Josephine helped set up classes for mentally retarded and developmentally disabled youngsters in Champaign County and served as secretary for the Champaign County Board of MRDD for several years. Josephine volunteered at Closet Classics Thrift Shop and at McAuley Center over a period of years.
She is survived by several cousins, nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 57 years; son, Thomas Boosinger; brothers G. William Clemmons, Maurice C. Clemmons and E. Merle Clemmons; sisters, A. Kathryn Given and Bette Saulino.
Special thanks are extended to the staff at Hearth & Home of Urbana for their care over the years.
Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 13, 2022 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Mechanicsburg, Ohio with Rev. David Van Hoose officiating.
Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary, Tremont City, OH.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.