Jeanette G. Torchia, 100, New Smyrna Beach, a former beautician, died Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 at her home. Mrs. Torchia was born in North Adams, MA and moved to the area with her late husband Joseph in 1955 from Bloomfield, NJ. She and her husband built two businesses while in New Smyrna Beach, J and J Restaurant and Jeanette's Beauty Shop where she ran until the age of 94. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New Smyrna Beach and loved her chosen profession considering her patrons more than customers. Survivors include two daughters, Theresa Cox of New Smyrna Beach and JoAnna Tessier of Daytona Beach; five grandchildren; three great grandchildren and one great great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Torchia in 1967 and three sisters. Private burial was in Edgewater-New Smyrna Cemetery, Edgewater.
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Mar. 2, 2014