Joanne C. Wells Buttino

May 12, 1961January 14, 2021

Joanne C. Wells Buttino, 59, of Toms River, NJ, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday January 14, 2021, at her home. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Joanne grew up in Manalapan, which is where she also graduated from Manalapan High School, before residing in Toms River for many years. She was a true lover of all animals. Joanne was predeceased by her Mom, Sara Joanne Wells and her sister Susan Penney Wells. She is survived by her husband Anthony Buttino and his children Ashley Buttino and Billy Buttino, her father Ernest Wells and his wife Lorraine, her sisters; Vickie Paver and her husband Bill and Chrissy Wells, her nieces and nephews; Michael Testa, Steven Testa, Billy Paver, Johnny Lapham, Casey Lapham, Alyssa Testa, Ryan Testa and Peyton Testa. Due to the current Pandemic, Joanne’s family will plan a Celebration of her Life, when everyone can be together safely. Please visit to post a tribute.


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Mary Rockford Cerdeira

February 9, 2021

I’m going to miss you friend of mine! But I know u are in great hands🙏 We had lots of late nights talking about our great times together. So sorry for your loss Vicki and Chrissy. Joanne was a very kind friend with a heart of gold.
🌹Rest in peace 🌹 Mary

Charlene Earley

January 21, 2021

Until we meet again my friend, on the otherside. Rest In Peace Joanne ❤
I love you ⚘