The Life of Flora M. McCloskey

Flora M (nee  Albanese) McCloskey, 94, of Lansdowne, PA, died July 6, 2018 at home .

Born and raised in Locati, Palermo Italy she met and married her husband Joseph at the end of WWII.  Most of her life has been in Lansdowne with a few years in Springfield, Montgomery County.

Mrs McCloskey had worked for a Market Research firm.  A member of St Philomena Parish, she enjoyed knitting, crochet and needlepoint. Mrs McCloskey subscribed to puzzle books in her native Italian, and remained in touch by phone regularly with family in Italy. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph E. Jr. who died in 2006, Survivors: include her sons, Joseph McCloskey, III,  Gregory M. (Pauline) McCloskey; grandchildren Gregory (Tracy), Michael (Melissa), Patrick, Alexander and Bradley; her brother Levio Albanese; sisters, Maria, Erina and Iolanda.

Service: Funeral Mass will be 10:00 am, Thursday, July 12, 2018 at St. Philomena, Baltimore and Highland Ave.; Lansdowne, 19050, where friends may call after 9:00 am.

Interment: Holy Cross Cemetery, Yeadon, PA 19050.

Arrangements: Toppitzer Funeral Home at Arlington.

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