Josefina Trujillo, also lovingly known as, Josie, Jo, Mama Jo, and Cha Cha, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 13th, 2022 surrounded by family. She is survived by her husband Guy Trujillo; three sons, Paul, Marty, and Mike (Claudia); two sisters, Micki (Manuel) and Juanita (Gilbert); and six grandchildren, Kristina (Katrina), Briana (Sara), Dalton, Michael J, Cortez and Azul. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and lifelong friends.
Josie was born in Miami, Arizona on August 23rd, 1943, to Paula and José Santellanes. It was here that she grew strong roots that set the foundation for her life and her family. Josie graduated from Miami High School in 1961, then attended business college. She was a gifted typist which led her to a career as an administrative assistant, working for Motorola for 33 years before retiring in 1999. Josie enjoyed plays at Gammage, lunches at the Phoenix Zoo and dances on New Year’s. She weaved her love of life into every experience she had and every person she met.
On Saturday, September 3rd, at 10:30 am, words of remembrance will be shared at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ.
Condolences may be expressed at www.whitneymurphyfuneralhome.com