Born: March 29, 1940
Died: April 20, 2021
HENNEPIN - Johanna Massino, 81, of Hennepin, passed away on Tuesday, April 20, 2021.
A visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, 920 Dore Dr., Hennepin, Illinois. A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 23, 2021 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Hennepin, Illinois. Fr. Patrick Demeulemeester will officiate. Burial will be at St. Anthony's Cemetery in Hennepin.
Dysart-Cofoid Funeral Chapel will be assisting the family with the arrangements.
Johanna was born on March 29, 1940 in Waukegan, Illinois to Peter and Ann (Ragusa) DiGiacinto. She married Joseph F. Massino on July 30, 1960 in Streator, Illinois.
Johanna graduated from Streator High School in 1958.She was a licensed beautician, serving the Putnam County community for several years. You could always count on having a good laugh with JoAnn. She loved to host her entire family for holidays. She was an excellent cook, and her many dishes will be missed by family and friends. JoAnn loved spending time with her grandchildren and attending their sporting events and school activities. She was thrilled to meet her first great-granddaughter earlier this month. She enjoyed participating in a weekly card club and spending time at her lake home in northern Wisconsin. Her hobbies included shopping, crocheting, gambling, playing bingo, and watching movies. JoAnn was a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
She is survived by her two sons, Greg (Pam) Massino of South Beloit, Illinois and Randy (Cindy) Massino of Birchwood, Wisconsin; her brother, John Grooms of Streator, Illinois; four grandchildren, Mallory (Jeff) Lewis, Julia (Derek) Yuhas, Melissa Massino, and Mitchell Massino; and great-granddaughter, Everly Lewis.
She was preceeded in death by her husband Joseph F. Massino and her parents.
The family requests that memorial gifts be designated to cancer research at Mayo Clinic. Gifts can be mailed directly to Mayo Clinic, Department of Development, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905.
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Published by Putnam County Record on Apr. 28, 2021.