SUSSEX - Joan I. Tassillo, 78, passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013. Born in Hoboken to the late Philip and Edith Lochhead, Mrs. Tassillo had lived in Jersey City. She had been employed by Christ Hospital until she retired. She is survived by her four children, Mark Tassillo, Barbara Tassillo, Laura Tassillo and Ann Ryan; and her six grandchildren. Friends may pay their respects to the family from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at Pinkel Funeral Home, 31 Bank St. (Route 23), Sussex. Memorial services will immediately follow at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations may be made to Cancer Treatment Centers of America, http://www.cancercenter.com/contributions. Online condolences may be offered to the family on www.pinkelfuneralhome.com.
Published in The New Jersey Herald on Feb. 26, 2013