Josephine Paula McBride

October 30, 1913 ‒ March 18, 2006

Howard, Ohio

Josephine Paula McBride, age 92, passed away peacefully at her son’s home in Apple Valley on Saturday, March 18, 2006.

She was born on October 30, 1913 in Shamokin, Pennsylvania to the late Joseph and Julia (Valynch) Dublinski. Josephine served in the United States Army for well over 20 years and was an army nurse in England, Korea, Japan, France. She served in WWII, the Korean Conflict, and managed five wards in Valley Forge Army Hospital where the War wounded were brought home from the Vietnam War.

She is survived by her son Robert J. (Deborah) McBride, Sr., granddaughter Leslie Ann McBride, grandson Robert (Corissa) McBride Jr., granddaughters Kaylee Anne McBride, Savanah Lee French, Francesica Florez, step-grandchildren Deborah Michell Zimmerman, David Allen Yocum and a step-son Emil McBride.

There will be no calling hours. The family will observe a private service in Shamokin, Pennsylvania at a later date. The arrangements are under the care and direction of the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home.

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