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Obituary for Josephine Grospitch

October 12, 1936 - August 3, 2020
Avon Lake | Age 83

Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Friend


Josephine Grospitch (nee Milbrandt) 83, a life-long resident of Avon Lake, OH peacefully passed away Monday, August 3, 2020. She was born October 12, 1936 to parents George and Josephine (nee Blaha) Milbrandt in Cleveland, OH.

Josephine was an Avon Lake graduate. She was employed as an Avon Lake "Lunch Lady". She was a member of the Ladies Guild, the PTA, the Mighty Goliath, Band Boosters, a Charter Member of Holy Spirit, raised chickens and sold eggs. She enjoyed saving animals, antique collecting, turtles, gardening and horses.

She is survived by her beloved husband of 62 years, James; loving children June Garrett (Rob), Jim (Amy), Julie Smyth (Jeff) and Joy Klein (Chris); dear grandchildren Emily, Lauren, Adam, Heather, Kale and Bayley.

She is preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, George and James Milbrandt.

Memorial contributions may be forwarded to the Friendship APL 8303 Murray Ridge Rd., Elyria, OH 44035 or at

Friends may call Friday, August 7, 2020 from 9:30am – 10:30am for a visitation with social distancing at Busch Funeral Home 163 Avon Belden Road, Avon Lake, OH 44012. Followed by Mass at 11am at Holy Spirit Church 410 Lear Road Avon Lake, OH 44012 with Father Ron Wearsch officiating. Burial to follow at Holy Trinity Cemetery. 440.933.3202

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Busch Funeral and Crematory Services

163 Avon Belden Road
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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