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Josephine Brady

July 28, 1930 — November 28, 2021

Linthicum Heights

Josephine Frances Brady (nee Brocato), age 91, of Linthicum, MD, passed away on November 28, 2021 at 11:30 a.m. surrounded by family and friends at her home.

Josie was born on July 28, 1930 to Vincent Brocato and Mary Brocato (nee Ross)  in Baltimore, Maryland. After graduating high school in June of 1949  from Clara Barton Business School, she worked at Johns Hopkins  in Baltimore and then went on to have a successful career at  NSA.

In 1950, she met Medford E. Brady, and they wed on October 14th, 1951, going on to have one daughter, Beverly Ann Meister (nee Brady).

After retiring in 1990, Josie spent her time taking care of her great grandchildren, and enjoying time with her friends at her Women's Club Events. She was a dedicated member of the Bou-Temp-Sci, Daughters of the Nile, Clownettes, Jesterettes and Boumi Ladies. Josie also helped countless children through her work with The Shriners Hospital for Children in Philadelphia.

Josie was preceded in death by her husband, Medford E. Brady. She is survived by her daughter Beverly Anne Meister (nee Brady), son-in-law Robert Allen Meister, her two granddaughters Erin Shannon Brady (nee Meister), grandson in law Charles F. Brady of Pasadena,  Nicole Tara Shaner (nee Meister), grandson in law Jason Allen Shaner of Pasadena and her four great-grandchildren Zackary Lee Brady, Andrew Allen Brady, Madison Ann Shaner and Emma Jane Shaner.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to:

Hospice of the Chesapeake  90 Ritchie Hwy Pasadena, MD 21122 Make a Secure Online Donation | Hospice of the Chesapeake (hospicechesapeake.org/ clickable link below)

Shriners Hospital for Children  3551 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140 Donate to Shriners Hospitals for Children® (lovetotherescue.org/ clickable link below)

Relatives and friends are invited to call at the family owned and operated MCCULLY-POLYNIAK FUNERAL HOME, P.A 3204 Mountain Road PASADENA on Thursday 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at which time funeral services will be held. Interment Cedar Hill Cemetery.

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