Josephine (“Josie”) Ursulina Hamm, age 78, a longtime resident of Wilton, Conn., passed on peacefully Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 at Autumn Lake of Norwalk. She was loved by her family in Switzerland and a big circle of friends from near and afar.
Born in Switzerland on April 11, 1937, Josie was the daughter of Emma and Benedikt Florin. She was an accomplished model who worked in Zurich, Milan, Paris and London. Her stunning features brought her to the front page of magazines like Elle and Annabelle. When she met the love of her life, Josie followed Richard Hamm, an airline pilot, to Connecticut, where she continued her career for top modeling agencies in New York City.