Joanne McCloskey
1946 - 2021
Vaia Funeral Home, Inc
463 Athena Drive
Delmont, PA
Joanne (Wertz) McCloskey, of Export, was blessed by God with 75 years on this Earth, and then on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, God joyously took her home for her eternal reward and to be with her beloved husband, Anthony. Her life was molded by her faith and her family, and now her reward, her treasure, is to be in Heaven for all eternity with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Heaven is a little richer today, Earth a little poorer. Joanne was born Jan. 8, 1946, in Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Robert and Ruth (Keck) Wertz. She was a member of the Murrysville Community Center. Joanne is survived by children, Kelley (Chris) Primozic, Anthony (Karen) McCloskey Jr. and Tracey (Tim) Peace; a sister, Marilyn (Mike) Keister; grandchildren, Becca (Ben) Kadora, Vanessa Van Why, Katrina Douglas (Robert Scott), Lucas Van Why, Lauren Reed and Timothy Peace Jr.; great-grandchildren, Brayden, Gabe, Emma, Mia, Julianna, Savanna and Connor; and many nieces and nephews. Joanne is also survived by extended family who she always considered family. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 47 years, Anthony McCloskey Sr.; and a brother, Bobby. Family, friends and others whose lives she touched are invited to celebrate Joanne's life from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 30, 2021. at the VAIA FUNERAL HOME INC., 463 Athena Drive, Delmont, 724-468-1177. Joanne's celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 31, 2021, in the funeral home. The family asks for everyone to dress casually for both viewing and service. Private interment will be in Twin Valley Memorial Park, Delmont. Donations may be made to the Westmoreland County Food Bank, 100 Devonshire Drive, Delmont, PA 15626. Please write "Joanne McCloskey" on check memo line. To send online expressions of sympathy, obtain grief support information or directions, please visit
Published by Tribune Review on Jul. 30, 2021.
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I am so sorry at the loss of dear Joanne...I liked the sweet lady and admired her total devotion to her family,, especially her husband ,, Tony...she was a very strong lady! CONDOLENCES to all of you. Sincerely, Desiree.
August 2, 2021
Tony, Tracy Kelly and family. Our thoughts and prayers to all of you. May God strengthen and comfort you during the days ahead. All our love from your family in Colorado.
Wade, Denise and Logan Fillmore from Colorado
July 31, 2021
My Deepest Sympathy On The Passing Of Joanne. May Her & Tony Be Reunited In The Loving Arms Of Christ & May They Both Rest In Peace. Amen
Chuck Morrida
July 31, 2021
My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Rita Michel
July 30, 2021
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