Joretta D. Staggs, 70
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Joretta D. Staggs, 70, of Lafayette, passed away on Saturday November 17, 2012, at Mulberry Health and Retirement Community. She was born January 10, 1942, in Lafayette, to the late Rudae and Mary Marasco.
She graduated from West Lafayette High School in 1959, and attended Purdue University. She was a member of Phi Mu Sorority at Purdue University. In her younger years, she worked at San Francisco Helicopter in San Francisco, California. On November 13, 1966, she married Gary D. Staggs in Lafayette and he preceded her in death on September 20, 2005.
Joretta was a beauty instructor at Rudae's School of Beauty Culture for several years.
She was a member of Victory Christian Center and enjoyed shopping, reading, traveling and spending time with her family. She enjoyed doing charity work for people in need.
Surviving is her daughter; Seaneen Staggs Greer, husband Robert, Lafayette; two grandsons Adam and Austin Greer. Also surviving is two sisters, Arlene Broccolo, husband Sam, of West Lafayette and Ronna Jenkinson, husband Edward, of Bloomington.
Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., Tuesday, at Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel, 400 Twyckenham Blvd. Memorial service 7 p.m., Tuesday, Soller-Baker Lafayette Chapel, Pastors Bill and Pam Mickler officiating. Those wishing may contribute to Caregiver Companion of Lafayette, In. 612 Wabash Avenue or to St. Matthews Soup Kitchen in Lafayette.
Leave condolences at www.soller-baker.com.
Published in the Journal & Courier from Nov. 18 to Nov. 19, 2012