Josephine Lucille (Dindia) Healy died Feb. 28. She was 97.
Mrs. Healy was born Mar. 27, 1916, in Portland to Salvatore and Antonia (Battaglia) Dindia. She attended grade school at St. Philip Neri School. In high school, she worked for her father’s produce company, Pioneer Fruit. In 1943, she joined the Navy and served during World War II. She worked as a bookkeeper and married Joseph Healy. She lived in The Dalles for 47 years, before returning to Portland in 1998.
She was preceded in death by her husband Joseph in 1984; and daughter, Kathy Marshall (Chris), in 2009. She is survived by her sons, Jim (Mary), Kevin (Debbie) and Tom; 10 grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.
A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. preceded by a rosary at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, March 8, at St. Philip Neri Church. A luncheon reception will follow at the parish hall. Memorial donations may be made to St. Philip Neri Church.