Josephine “Chippy” Eardley (Cisternelli), 92, died peacefully August 12, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.
She was the beloved wife of the late Elgin E. Eardley, with whom she shared 60 years of marriage. She was the daughter of the late Dominic and Mary Cisternelli and was predeceased by her brother Guy Cisternelli and her sister Eleanor Rignanese. Chippy is survived by her four children: Maureen Lessard of Laconia, NH; Dianne Hall of Schuyler Falls, NY; Edward Eardley and his wife, Karen, of Canton; and Denise Sacco and her husband, Frank, of Bellingham. Chippy was Nana to nine loving grandchildren and Nony to 11 great-grandchildren.
A mass of Christian burial was celebrated Friday in St. John the Evangelist Church in Canton. Interment St. Mary’s cemetery, Canton. Memorial donations may be made in Josephine’s memory to a charity that has always been close to her heart — St. Jude (www.stjude.org/give/memorials-and-dedications). Arrangements by the Pushard Family Funeral Home, 210 Sherman Street.