Jozefecick, Edward William a 50 year resident of Gardena, passed away on Tuesday, September 20, 2005 in Gardena. Born in Forty Fort, PA, Edward was 79 when he died. Edward had served in the U.S. Navy during World War II aboard the USS Alexander J Luke DE-577 as a gunners mate. He was a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church. He is survived by Wife, Elizabeth Jozefecick of Gardena, CA, Daughter, Patty Engholm of Maui, HI, Son, Ed Jozefecick of Gardena, CA, Grandson, Josh Jozefecick of Miami, FL., son-in-law Alan Engholm of Maui, HI., Nieces Mary Ann McCormick and Catheryn Floodman of TX, Nephews Donald Garrison of CA, James and Robert Callahan of PA., Sisters Joan Daly, Janet Mattioli, and Ellen Casterline, and Brothers Robert Kittle, and Edward Kittle. Preceded in death by: Daughter, Beth Ann Jozefecick, Father, John Jozefecick and Mother, Stella Jozefecick. A gathering of family & friends will be held at McMillan & McCormick mortuary in Gardena on Friday, September 23, 2005 at 2:00 P.M. with a rosary at St. Anthony of Padua Church at 7:00 P.M. The Service will be held at St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church Saturday, September 24, 2005 at 10:00 A.M. Burial will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery in Culver City.

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  1. God sent an Angel in the form of the “Babe”…He was loved by so very many and will be missed by all terribly. Our heartfelt prayers go out to Aunt Bette and the family..All our love, Gail & family

  2. I will always remember Babe with a smile!And when I say Babe,it’s always Betty&Babe.Babe was always teasing me and I always fell for his jokes!He will be greatly missed by all.But never forgotten.Babe,have a beer in Heaven with Ag,she will be there with a cold one waiting for you! Sincerly, Bonnie,Kyle and Cameron Economy

  3. Ah, my dear sweet Uncle Babe…you were one of a kind. The best godfather a girl could wish for….I KNOW I was your favorite! Shhh..I won’t tell anyone! I’ll never forget how you greeted me with a “Go back to Pismo Beach!” …EVERY time we saw eachother. Oh, and thanks for teaching all us kids how to say BULLSHIT, way before we said our own names!!!! (even my own 2 kids!) Imagine the party in heaven with you, Grammy & Gramps,Aggie, and Bethann. You will always be remembered with a smile. Love to Aunt Bette and the rest of the family- Love, Kathleen

  4. Just wanted to send my thoughts to you across the miles. Although I only knew Babe for a short time, I always considered him a friend. Hey, he even loaned me his golf clubs once… Rob Economy

  5. I’m sorry that Ed & I didn’t get to spend more time together, but what little time we did, he made me laugh, he made me cry sharing with me the history of his family. His contributions to the Jozefczyk and Three Sister’s family story will live on! I thank him so much! I will miss him!

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