Josephine (Jaye) Morena Eike age 101, beloved wife of the late William Leslie Eike passed away on August 27, 2016 in the Notre Dame Convalescent Home in Norwalk. Born in New Canaan, CT on February 11, 1915, she was the daughter of Donato Morena and Maria DiChiaro Costanza.

Josephine worked for many years in the Wilton area as a hairdresser, owning her own business for a time.

Surviving her are her two loving daughters, Bobbi Eike Mullen and her husband Bruce of Weston and Leslie Eike Yates of Wilton. Her grandsons, Theodore Mullen and his wife Maria of Danbury, William Mullen and his wife Jennifer of Norwalk and Jonathan Mullen and his wife Shellie of Summit, MS. Also surviving her are 8 great grandsons, 4 great granddaughters and 1 great great granddaughter.

Funeral Services for Josephine will take place on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Sacred Heart Church 30 Church St, Redding, CT 06896. Burial will follow in Hillside Cemetery in Wilton, CT.  The family will receive friends during the hours of 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Friday, September 2, 2016 at the Bouton Funeral Home 31 W Church Street, Georgetown, CT 06829.

Donations in Josephine's memory may be made to the St. Judes Research Hospital. www.stjude.org/

— by the family