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Joanne C. Tranfaglia

March 24, 1936September 20, 2020
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Joanne “Joni” Carol (Shute) Tranfaglia, age 84, passed away on Sunday, September 20, 2020 at Signature Health Care in Port Charlotte, FL. She was the beloved wife of the late Fred “Ralph” Tranfaglia and Ellis “Sonny” Staples.

Born on March 24, 1936 in Lynn to the late Joseph and Florence (Sanford) Shute. Joanne loved receiving cards in the mail and never missed an opportunity to haggle at a yard sale. She loved to travel, often spending her winters in Florida, but what she loved the most was spending time with her family and cheering on her grandchildren at their sporting events.

Joanne is survived by her loving children: Scott Staples and his wife Kimberly, Susan Staples and her partner Carrie Ann Stack, Michael Staples and his wife Linda, and Kim St. Ives and her husband Brian; her cherished grandchildren: Mac St. Ives, Sidney St. Ives, Samantha St. Ives, Corey and Vlad La Fontant, Erin Plummer; and her dear great-grandchildren: Stephen La Fontant, Phoebe La Fontant, Sophia La Fontant, Humphrey La Fontant and Johnathan Falasca,.

Joanne’s visiting hours will be held on Friday, October 2, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Cuffe-McGinn Funeral Home, 157 Maple Street, Lynn. A Funeral Service will follow at 11:00 AM. Interment will be held at St. Joseph’s Cemetery, Lynn. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Joanne’s name to YWCA Northeastern Massachusetts , 38 Lawrence St, Lawrence, MA 01840 or Camp Rotary, Attn: Rick Cowdell, 372 Ipswich Road, Boxford, MA 01921.

Services

  • Visitation

    Friday, October 2, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 2, 2020

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Joanne C. Tranfaglia

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Shirley Graham

October 2, 2020

Dear Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. I wasn't able to be there today and for that I am sorry. Joanie was a wonderful woman. She will be missed. Please let me know if there is anything I can do in your time of need.
With my deepest sympathy.
Love,
Shirley Graham

Leo McInnis

October 1, 2020

Mike sorry for the loss

Carol Cronin

September 30, 2020

Aunt Joni Thank you for your many good times we shared so many years ago. I lost track of you when you moved to FL. Always in my heart. Rest In Peace.

Love Carol & Dennis Cronin

Kimberly Staples

September 30, 2020

Kimberly Staples

September 30, 2020

Kimberly Staples

September 30, 2020

Kimberly Staples

September 30, 2020

Jim Leonard

September 29, 2020



I would like to extend my sincere condolences to the
Tranfaglia family with the loss of my dear friend Joan.
She had been my friend for over seventy years. She
will be missed by everyone who had the opportunity
of meeting her.

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