SAUGERTIES.... Maria Jose “Josi” Barese, 92, of Finger St., passed away peacefully, Monday, March 21, 2022 at the Kingston Hospital surrounded by her family. Born January 8, 1930 in Pompeii, Italy, she was the daughter of the late Vincenzo and Anna Nastri. A Saugerties resident for many years, family was very important to her. Maria Jose liked to travel, sing, dance, cook and spend time with family and friends. She was loved by many and will be missed.
Predeceased by her beloved husband of 42 years, Vincenzo in 1992, survivors include a daughter: Ana and her husband Oreste Gatta of Saugerties. Two sons, Rafael and his wife, Susana Barese and John Barese, both of Saugerties; nine grandchildren: Veronica, Bruna Maria, David, Vicente, Mariana, Giana, Giovanni, Jonathan and Adriana and, nine great grandchildren. A sister, Antonietta of Rome, Italy, and many nieces and nephews also survive. She was predeceased by her siblings, Constantino and Angioletta.
Her Funeral Procession will form 9:45 AM Monday, March 28 at the Seamon-Wilsey Funeral Home, Inc. Cor. of John & Lafayette Sts. Thence to St. Mary of the Snow RC Church where at 10:30 AM a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered. Interment will follow in St. Mary’s Cemetery. Friends will be received Sunday, March 27 from 2:00-6:00 PM. Expressions of condolence may be shared with the family on Maria’s Tribute Wall at SeamonWilseyFuneralHome.com