Joann Marie Bonacorsi

March 18, 1941November 1, 2018

Another leaf has fallen from the tree of life… Joann Marie Bonacorsi passed away peacefully on November 1, 2018, in her home surrounded by her loving family.

Joann is survived by her husband of 57 years, John, and three children: Chris (Patty), Cathy (Gus Bozzo), and Julie (Rod Thayer). She is also survived by her older brother David Gargone (Julie), twin sister Donna Darst, sister-in-law Yvonne Bonacorsi, 11 grandchildren, one great grandchild, and countless nieces and nephews on both sides of the family. Joann is preceded in death by her mother, Angelina, father, Dominic and grandson, John Paul.

Joann lived her life in Willow Glen. She was a graduate of Norte Dame, San Jose and a career employee of Spartan Shops at San Jose State University, retiring after 25 years of service in the personnel department. Joann enjoyed cooking Italian food, traveling to Italy and completing the daily crossword puzzle. Joann’s greatest treasure in her life was her family!

A Memorial Mass will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, at St. Christopher Church in San Jose.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memoriam to: Alzheimer’s Activity Center, 2380 Enborg Lane, San Jose CA 95128 or Hospice of the Valley, 4850 Union Ave., San Jose, CA 95124.


  • Memorial Mass Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Joann Marie Bonacorsi

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