Josephine Angela Dyke
1929 – 2022
Ms. Josephine “Jo” Dyke, age 92 of Omaha, Nebraska, passed away from complications of a stroke, on February 26, 2022.
Jo was born in Brooklyn, New York, to Thomas and Rose Bellantoni-Dyke and grew up primarily in Albany, New York. She attended high school at the Academy of Holy Names, and then majored in music/teaching at the College of Saint Rose. Jo was a Special Ed and kindergarten teacher for 45 years in the Albany Public School System. Although having no children of her own, she touched many young lives through her years as a teacher and being an integral part of the lives of her niece and nephew. Jo loved music and art; she could play several instruments along with having a beautiful soprano voice. Jo will be remembered for art, music, quirky ways, and her love for those around her.
She was preceded in death by father, Thomas J. B. Dyke; mother, Rose Dyke; older sister, Angela J. Dyke. She is survived by two younger sisters, Theresa Wildy, AnnaMarie Mastroianni (Anthony); favorite cousin, Josephine Spinelli; nephew, Tom Wildy (Cheryl); niece, Kathryn Wildy (Randal Olson). She was also loved by her five grandnieces and grandnephews: Elisa and Alexa Wildy, Carl, Christian and Cameron Olson.
MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL: Friday, March 4th, 12pm at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, 15353 Pacific Street, with visitation starting at 11am. Entombment: Calvary Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Stroke Foundation.
We want to thank friends and family for their support