Loving and devoted sister, mother, and grandmother, JoAnne Ponzio passed on November 5, 2021, at the age of 86.
Joanne was born on May 3, 1935 to the late Herbert and Josephine Lee in Manhattan, New York.
Mrs. Ponzio was preceded by her husband Harold Ponzio, sister and brothers; Carol, Bobby, Gary and Ronnie.
She is survived by her three brothers; Jimmy, Charlie and Tommy. Three children; Steven (Kelly), Suzanne and Christopher (Sandra). Eight grandchildren; Paul (Angela), James, Jessica, Christopher, Michael (Michele), Alyssa, Tyler, Jesse and Christian, and four great grandchildren; Gavin, Ryan, Jason, Marissa, Cheyanne and Matthew.
She worked hard her whole life raising and providing for her three children. She ended her working career as the Food Service Director for several nursing facilities.
Joanne was active in the church and was always available to comfort and give advice when needed.
She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 www.stjude.org
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St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105