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Jo Anne M. Pignataro

February 18, 1944 ~ February 17, 2021 (age 76)

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Jo-Anne Mary Pignataro 76, of Manhattan, NY passed away of natural causes on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. She was surrounded by her family at her time of death. Jo-Anne was born on February 18, 1944 in St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in the Borough of Manhattan to the late Frank and Carrie Pignataro. She was the oldest of four children. Jo-Anne obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Hunter College and her Masters Degree from New York University. Jo-Anne worked as an Executive Secretary for New York University for 25 years and in her spare time taught English to foreign students. After her retirement, Jo-Anne enjoyed spending time with her family, reading and writing. Jo-Anne loved to remember the good ol’ days and would often reminisce about her childhood. Jo-Anne will be greatly missed.

Your life was a blessing,

Your memory a treasure.

You are loved beyond words

And missed beyond measure.

Reposing, Hawthorne Funeral Home on Monday, February 22, 2021 from 9:00am – 11:00am followed by 11:30am Funeral Mass at Holy Rosary Church, Hawthorne, N.Y. Interment to follow at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, N.Y.


21 West Stevens Ave.

Hawthorne, New York 10532


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February 22, 2021

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Hawthorne Funeral Home
21 W. Stevens Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532

Funeral Mass
February 22, 2021

11:30 AM
Holy Rosary Church
170 Bradhurst Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532

February 22, 2021

12:30 PM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
10 W. Stevens Ave
Hawthorne, NY 10532

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