Josephine “Josie” Harvath nee Jewell entered into her eternal reward November 15, 2023 in Saint Peters, MO in the comfort of her home. Josie was born August 11, 1941 in Oxford, England to Violet (Templer) and Richard Jewell.
On June 29, 1963 she married John Robert Harvath in Saint Louis, MO.
Josie was a devoted wife and mother. She was employed for many years at McKelvey-Kessler Oldsmobile in Ferguson, MO.
Josie is survived by her sons Robert (Meredith) of New York City and Gary (Jennifer) of Saint Charles, MO, her grandchildren Margot Fletcher (Nicholas), Elizabeth, Blake, Olivia, Lauren Herrmann (Alex), Raven and Nathan, great grandchild Phoenix, her nieces and nephews and her brothers Melvyn, Michael and David.
She was exceedingly grateful to her niece Tina (Lato) Schaffer who provided loving care and friendship for the last four years.
She was preceded in death by her parents, sister Glenys and brother John and her husband of 56 years.
She enjoyed sharing life with her beloved husband John and providing a loving home for her family.
In lieu of flowers please consider making a donation to Boys Town of Nebraska or Shriners Hospital for Children.
A funeral mass will be offered at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 601 N. Fourth St., St. Charles, MO on Wednesday, November 22 at 10am. Luncheon to follow at Pio’s Restaurant, 403 First Capitol Drive, St. Charles, MO from 11:30am-2:30pm.