Josephine Luna, 86, of Orange passed away Friday, April 13, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, April 16, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Orange with Father Joseph P. Daleo, officiating.
Burial will follow at St. Mary Catholic Cemetery in Orange.
Public Visitation will be from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Saturday with a Rosary recited by Deacon Thomas Ewing at 7:00 p.m. at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. There will also be a visitation on Sunday, from 8:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. also at the funeral home.
Born in Nacogdoches, on March 5, 1926, Josephine was the daughter of John and Ella (Sepulvador) Arriola. She was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, and was on the Bereavement Committee for St. Mary Parish. She was active in St. Mary School for over 60 years. Josephine was the founding member of the Twin County Little League, a lifetime member of the VFW, and a member of the American Legion. She was also a member of the Eagles Club.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brother, Robert Arriola, Sr.; sister, Rosie Lee Partin; father and mother-in-law, Joseph G. Luna and Annie P. Luna; and daughter-in-law, Virginia “GiGi” Mazzola Luna.
Josephine is survived by her husband of 70 years, Joseph D. Luna, Sr. of Orange; daughters, Rita Bourliea and husband, Larry of Orange, Shirley Boudreaux and husband, Arthur of Orange; sons, Joseph T. Luna, Jr. and wife, Margaret of Orange, and James Luna and wife, Millie of Bridge City.
She is also survived by her 13 grandchildren, Lori Anne Wragg, Jaime Phillips, Shana Hurley, Bridget Trawhon, Julie Agee, Joseph T. Luna, III, Sara Pavlas, Britney Benavides, Justin Phillips, Lee Phillips, E.J. Christian, Lana Christian, Jake Christian; 18 great-grandchildren; four great great-grandchildren; brother, Michael Arriola and wife, Connie of Missouri; sister, Margaret Arriola of Nacogdoches.
Serving as Pallbearers will be Robert Luna, Olin Chester, George Durling, Robert Arriola, Jr., David Durling, Rick Arriola, Joseph T. Luna, III, Taylor Stokey and Tony Doiron.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Mary School Foundation, 2600 Bob Hall Road, Orange, Texas 77630.