Josephine Pikero

Josephine P. Pikero, 92, a former resident of Stamford, passed away peacefully Sunday, February 27, 2022 at Bradley Creek Health Center in Wilmington, NC. She was born in Port Chester, New York on July 11, 1929 to the late John and Lillian Carriero Palmeri.
She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Carmine Pikero of Stamford, her sister Marguerite Langellotti and brother John Palmeri.
Josephine is survived by her loving children, Susan Zezima (Jerry), Kevin Pikero (Lynn), Cecile LaRusso, 7 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Josephine worked for William Pitt Real Estate for 30 years as Mr. Pitt’s personal assistant. She was a long time member of St. Leo’s Seniors group and an active member of the Women’s Club of Stamford. She also volunteered at the Stamford Hospital for 15 years.
Funeral services and Interment were held privately.
In lieu of flowers, the Pikero family requests that donations be made in Josephine’s memory to Lower Cape Fear Lifecare, 1414 Positions Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401 (
The Nicholas F. Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory is honored to assist the family with the funeral arrangements.
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