Jo-Anne passed peacefully from this life the evening of October 10th, 2020 after a short fight with Ovarian Cancer. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family during the last days of her life. Jo-Anne was born on March 31, 1942 and grew up in Chicago where she raised her three daughters. She then moved to sunny California in 1986 but returned to the Midwest in 2013 to Kenosha, Wisconsin where she lived out the rest of her life.
Jo-Anne lived an adventurous life of dancing and traveling. She was very interested in and enjoyed the arts. In her early years she choreographed many plays. Her most recent adventures include; Italy, Hawaii, and the Caribbean.
Jo- Anne is survived by her three daughters; Heidi (James), Jeanne, and Joan (Mark); her eight loving grandchildren: Jacqueline, Marcel, Kaitlyn, Garrett (Olivia), Nicole, Kristen, Zachary, and Courtney; and greatgrandchild-to-be, ‘baby boy’.
Jo-Anne was preceded in death by her parents Joseph and Anne Brucato, and brothers Michael and James Brucato.
A visitation for Jo-Anne will be held on Friday, October 23rd from 4-8 P.M. at Cooney Funeral Home on 3918 W Irving Park Road, in Chicago, Illinois.
Mass will take place on Saturday, October 24th, at 9:30 A.M. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church on 3834 N Spaulding Ave in Chicago, IL. A burial to follow will be at Queen of Heaven Cemetery on 1400 S Wolf Road, in Hillside, IL.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to either of the following
Aurora Hospice-Kenosha https://secure3.convio.net/ahcfi/site/Donation2;jsessionid=00000000.app313a?df_id=1500&mfc_pref=T&1500.donation=form1&NONCE_TOKEN=E05C928FBA91934487E3D3311E8F2CC0
or National Ovarian Cancer Coalition https://events.ovarian.org/nocc/Donate