Josephine Tabor, 91, of Shrewsbury


Shrewsbury – Josephine Ruth (Landry) Tabor, 91, of Shrewsbury, died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 in Willimansett Center East, Chicopee. Her husband of 64 years, John L. Tabor Jr., died in 2015.

She leaves two sons, Kenneth J. Tabor and his wife Paula of Westfield and Kevin F. Tabor and his wife Nancy of Webster; four grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

She was born in Milford, the daughter of Harold and Josephine (Wheeler) Landry. Josephine graduated from St. Vincent School of Nursing and retired from St. Vincent Hospital after being a nurse for 30 years. She was a longtime member of St. Mary’s Church, Shrewsbury.

Josephine enjoyed spending her time ballroom dancing and taking bus tours around the United States and Canada.

Her funeral is Friday, Dec. 8 from O’CONNOR BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 592 Park Avenue, Worcester, with a Liturgy of the Word at 10 a.m. in St. Roch’s Church, 334 Main St., Oxford. Burial will follow in St. Anthony’s Cemetery, Shirley. Calling hours are Thursday, Dec. 7, from 4-6 p.m., in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 20 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701.