Josephine Ann Gaeta

Josephine Ann Gaeta

December 10, 1920 – February 12, 2021

Josephine was preceded in death by her loving husband, Alfred Gaeta; son, Robert “Bob” Gaeta; six siblings.

She is survived by daughters, Mary Helen Gaeta and Kathi Gaeta Benson (Stuart); daughter-in-law, Dee Gaeta; brother, Dr. Joseph Gibilisco; grandsons:Alfred Gaeta (Cheryl), Daniel Gaeta, Jordan Benson (Lindsy), Kyle Benson (Kristus), and Brent Benson (Sarah); great-granddaughters: Blakely, Mia, Kamry, Kenna, and Klaire; nieces and nephews.

VISITATION observing CDC guidelines: Friday, February 19th at 10am, with SERVICE at 11am at the West Center Chapel.  Interment: Calvary Cemetery.  Memorials are suggested to St. Leo the Great Catholic Church (1920 N. 102nd St.) and Siena Francis House (1702 Nicholas St.).

To view a live broadcast of the Funeral, please go to and click on the “View Live Service” button on the home page.


Josephine grew up in Little Italy, in the company of many relatives and friends.  She graduated from St. John (Mercy) High School and married Alfred on July 28, 1940.  They enjoyed sixty-two years of marriage.  She made a career of caring beautifully for her home and family.  Her life was made full through marriage, friendships, travel, and the activities of her children and grandchildren; and finally, enjoying the blessing of her five great granddaughters.






  • John Gibilisco Posted February 19, 2021 10:36 am

    Their are no words for such a lose,but ,may we calibrate her arrival to heaven, God bless you all

  • Thomas J Cozad Posted February 19, 2021 10:43 am

    Your family in O’Fallon Missouri will miss you dearly Aunt Jo ! Tom and I always enjoyed are trips to Omaha and spending time with you and Mary Helen. Thank you for being part of our lives for so long! You asked me to “remember me” the last time I saw you… will live in our hearts forever!

    Linda and Tom Cozad, Connie (Cozad) Dellacca, Thomas and Kimberly Cozad, and Anthony Cozad

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