Joanne Marie "Jo" Torrisi, Town of Rock, Rock County, WI (1933-2013)

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Friday, November 29, 2013

February 23, 1933 - November 26, 2013

Joanne Marie “Jo” Torrisi, age 80, of Town of Rock, Rock County, WI, died Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, at home surrounded by her loving family. Jo was born on Feb. 23, 1933, in Janesville, the daughter of Edward and Ruth (Hamilton) Pantel. She married William Arthur Torrisi on April 7, 1956, in Hanover, WI.

Survivors include her husband, Bill Torrisi of Town of Rock; four children: Bill (Becky) Torrisi of Sauk City, WI; Joe (Lisa) Torrisi of Niagara Falls, NY; Jack (Linda) Torrisi of Dale, WI; Denise (Peter) Jensen of Janesville, WI; six grandchildren: Michael, Danielle, Sandy, Jacklyn, Case and Joanna; one great-grandchild, Rian Sophia Thomas; and one sister, Lois Hemmer of Janesville. Jo was predeceased by her parents.

A prayer service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at ALL FAITHS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 1618 E. Racine St., Janesville. A memorial visitation will be held from Noon until 2 p.m. on Saturday at the CHAPEL. Burial will take place at a later date at Town of Rock Cemetery. BRIAN HANSEN FUNERAL SERVICE, Janesville, is assisting the family. Online condolences may be made at www.hansenfh.com


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