A resident of Goodyear, AZ, Josephine passed in her home on November 13, 2011.
A memorial Service will be held on Friday, November 18, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at St. John Vianney in Goodyear, AZ. Father Paul will be leading the service.
Josephine was born in Baltimore, MD to Barbara Brady and Joseph Muro, and was one of three children.
Josephine began her career as a registered nurse, attending Uniontown Hospital School of Nursing in Pennsylvania. She went on to earn her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology from Upsala College in East Orange, NJ. Josephine then made her career traveling throughout the United States doing Clinical Research for pharmaceutical companies with her own business. She was always on the go and enjoyed traveling, as she loved meeting new people and seeing new faces.
Josephine Muro was an amazing woman whose great fire and spirit were matched only by her love and generosity for all whom she touched. She gave greatly of her time, her attention and her love, and her strength and resilience were an inspiration to many, especially her children.
Surviving Josephine are her children, Cynthia Dawn Bowkley and Dr. Charles William Bowkley, III. She is also survived by her brother, Ernest Muro and her sister Barbara Muro, in addition to her three beautiful beagles, Chipper, Missy and Buddy.
In lieu of gifts or flowers, please send donations to the ASPCA 424 E. 92nd Street New York, NY 10128-6804, at Arizona Beagle Rescue at P.O. Box 36854 Phoenix, AZ 85067 (623) 977-1355 or Make a Wish Foundation at Make-A-Wish Foundation of America Gift Processing Center P.O. Box 6062 Albert Lea, MN 56007-6662 in Josephine’s name.