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Joanne L. Penso

December 30, 1931 — May 8, 2023

Dover

Joanne L. Penso, 91, of Dover, passed away peacefully at the Community Hospice Truman House on May 8, 2023, after a day of love and treasured memories shared by her family.

Born in Dover on December 30, 1931, she was the daughter of the late John and Julia (Borga) Bonisolli. After completing her formal education, Joanne began working with Union Hospital in the cafeteria as a dietician.

On November 23, 1950, she married Andrew Penso and together, they were blessed with 72 years of marriage.

Joanne was an excellent baker and cook and had a deep love and admiration for her family.

She will be treasured forever by her husband, Andy of Dover; her sons, Michael (Rose) Penso of Strasburg, Jeff Penso of Houston, TX, Kevin (Denise) Penso of Dennison, and Brian Penso of Houston, TX; her grandchildren, Mike (Jen) Penso, Stacee (Zack) Sparks, and Drew (Kristin) Penso; 4 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Joanne was preceded in passing by her sister, Mary Lou Spinell.

Visitation will be held in the Geib Funeral Center at Dover on Thursday, May 11, 2023 from 11:30 to 1:30 p.m. Father Jimmy Hatfield will lead a service in the funeral home at 1:30 p.m. Burial will immediately follow in Calvary Cemetery at Dover.

Memorial contributions in Joanne’s memory may be directed to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Ave SW, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

 

 

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Visitation

Thursday, May 11, 2023

11:30am - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

5600 N. Wooster Ave., Dover, OH 44622

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Funeral Service

Thursday, May 11, 2023

1:30 - 2:30 pm (Eastern time)

Geib Funeral Center at Dover

5600 N. Wooster Ave., Dover, OH 44622

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Burial

Thursday, May 11, 2023

2:30 - 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

St. Joseph Calvary Cemetery

SR-39 NW & Steel Rd NW, Dover, OH 44622

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