She was born October 25, 1921 in Bridgeport, a daughter of the late John and Mary Widmar Longar.
She married Lawrence Nosal September 27, 1958, who preceded her in death May 23, 1988. She moved to Toledo Ohio to be near her daughter in 2005.
Josephine was a longtime member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Wolfhurst, where she was active with the Catholic Women’s Club. She was a former employee of Stone & Thomas, Wheeling, W.Va.
In addition to her parents and husband, Josephine was preceded in death by her two sisters, Mary Berus and Rose McKay; as well as a brother, Anthony Longer.
Surviving are her daughter, Susan Vajen and her husband, Jan, of Toledo; a brother, John Longer of St. Clairsville; a sister-in-law, Josephine Longer of Dover, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
In honoring Josephine’s wishes, there will be no visitation.
Funeral Liturgy with Mass will be celebrated Saturday, October 6, 2007 at 11 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church with Father John Mucha as the celebrant.
Interment will follow in St. Anthony Cemetery, Blaine.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Joseph Church, P.O. Box 430, Lansing, OH 43934, the Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, OH 43551 or the charity of the donor’s choice.
Arrangements by Wilson Funeral Home, 920 National Road, Brookside.