Josephine Mary Manchester
June 2, 1928 - January 14, 2022

She was born Josephine Mary Brondino on June 2, 1928. She died Josephine Mary Manchester on Friday, January 14, 2022. The daughter of Michael and Margherita (nee Moine) Brondino. Josephine was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. After marrying her husband Donald Manchester in 1952, they called Milwaukee home until 1965 when they bought a piece of land in Brookfield, WI and built a house. Josephine lived there comfortably for 45 years. After selling the house in 2010, she moved to Alexian Village-Milwaukee.

Josephine had been a fourth grade teacher with the Milwaukee Public Schools for over 30 years. One year she taught a mixed class of third and fourth graders.

Her summers were spent traveling all over the world with family and friends. In addition to her travels, she was an avid reader.

Josephine is preceded in death by her husband Donald, parents Michael and Margherita (nee Moine) Brondino, brother Anthony, his wife Laverne (nee Schmid), niece Denise Brondino, sister-in-law Maureen (nee Manchester) Kucera (Joseph) and nephew Joseph Kucera.

She is survived by her nephews Michael Brondino (Kathleen), Steven Brondino (Dick Myers) and niece Amy Brondino, niece Kathryn Rich and nephew John Kucera (Beth). Josephine is further survived by her great nieces Ana Brondino (Patrick Charapata) and Maria Brondino, Emily Melissinos (George) and great-great nephew Peter Melissinos and wonderful friends Judy and Mike Chin, Emily Chin (Jack Gay) and Charlie Chin-Gay, Alex Chin (Serene).

The family would like to thank all the staff at Alexian Village-Milwaukee and Horizon Hospice-Milwaukee in caring for Josephine.

Funeral service Wednesday January 26 at 10:00am at Holy Cross Cemetery-West Chapel, 7301 West Nash Street, Milwaukee, WI 53216.