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Josefina Sensabaugh

June 18, 1948 ~ September 11, 2021 (age 73)


Josefina Sensabaugh, age 73 of Defiance, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at Mercy Health St. Rita's Medical Center in Lima, Ohio.   
She was born on June 18, 1948 in The Philippines. On March 18, 1969 she married Gary Sensabaugh, who survives. Josefina enjoyed gardening, fishing, crocheting, shopping, crafts, and babysitting. She loved her canine "babies" Romeo and Max. 
Josefina is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Gary Sensabaugh of Defiance, and her children; John Sensabaugh of Defiance, Edward (Katie) Sensabaugh of Bloomington, IN, and Adam (Alexander Wojtas) Sensabaugh of Grand Rapids, OH. She also leaves behind two grandchildren; Elise and Henry Sensabaugh, several siblings, and many nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her parents, and her daughter, Isabelle Sensabaugh.
Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 pm on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at the funeral home, with Celebrant Deb Miller officiating. Burial will be held at 2:00 pm at Toledo Memorial Park.
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September 15, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

Funeral Service
September 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Schaffer Funeral Home
529 Jefferson Ave
Defiance, Ohio 43512

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