Josephine Elizabeth Harmon
- January 13, 2021
Josephine Elizabeth Harmon, age 95, a resident of The Inn at Northwood Village at Dover, passed away on January 11, 2021.
Born February 20, 1925 in Oldtown Valley to Parents Walter and Susie (Arbogast) Harmon. She graduated from Stone Creek High School in 1943.
She was a lifelong member of Grace United Church of Christ, now Grace Community Church of Stone Creek. She was a member of Working Sisters Circle.
Josephine worked at Dover Appliance for 15 years, until it moved south, then worked for JOY Manufacturing Company, for 25 years, until retirement in 1987. For several years she was a member of the Tuscarawas County Senior Center, where she enjoyed quilting and dining with friends.
Josephine was also quite the traveler, visiting Australia, New Zealand, several countries in Europe and many U.S. states including Hawaii. She always enjoyed playing cards as well as crocheting, sewing and cooking for others.
She is survived by two nephews, Tom of Mansfield, OH and Richard of Hardy, AR; two great-nieces Melanie Dillon and Jessica Hildebrand; great-nephew, Ryan Harmon, great-great-nephew Nick Petursson, as well as many cousins and good friends.
Josephine was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Doyle and three young brothers, Robert, Ray, Larry and a half-brother, Eddie Arbogast.
Josephine will be buried in the Stone Creek Cemetery with a Memorial service to be held at a later date. The Geib Funeral Center at Dover is handling arrangements.
Josephine’s family would like to thank the staff of New Dawn Retirement Center, The Inn at Northwood Village and Community Hospice for all they did to care and provide for Josephine. Memorial contributions to any of these facilities would be welcomed.