Joann Massarotti

joann massarotti

December 8, 1949 ~ July 6, 2020

Born in: Pueblo, CO
Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Joann Massarotti, 70, passed away: July 6, 2020. Survived by her husband, Joe; son, Joe Q. and daughter-in-law, Shannon, grandchildren, Ella & Mason, all of Parker, CO; daughter, Alberta, son-in-law, David Gaskill of Bloomingdale, NJ., Fur doggy grandsons, Max, Frankie, and Rocky. Sisters: Rose Prado (Pueblo, CO), Dottie Casper (Las Vegas, NV), & Juanita Traylor (New Market, MD). Brothers: Anthony Sanchez (Pueblo, CO), Manny (Sherri) Sanchez (Vista, CA). Numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and numerous close friends.
Preceded in death by her parents, Juan & Emma Sanchez; sister, Katherine Sanchez; brothers, Thomas, Richard, Donald, and Michael Sanchez; sister-in-law, Roseann Massarotti.
Joann was born December 8, 1949, in Pueblo, CO. After working as a cosmetologist for 32 years, Joann chose a 2nd career in the hospitality industry working at The Marriott, Villa Pueblo, and School Dist. 60. She still styled hair on the side for her special clients. Along with spending time with her son, daughter and grandchildren, she loved to watch Ella & Mason (her grandchildren) play sports, listening to music, dancing, shopping, doing word search, watching Hallmark movies, dressing up for Halloween/theme days, traveling to visit family across the US, and being the social butterfly she was, she loved going out to dinner with her special friends and just spending time/visiting with her friends.
Memorial Mass, 1:30 p.m., Friday, August 27, 2021, at Cathedral of the Sacred Heart,  414 W. 11th Street, Pueblo, CO 81003

Inurnment Service at Roselawn Cemetery following the Mass

Reception:  5:00PM to 9:00PM at River’s Edge Banquet Hall.  102 Oneida St., Pueblo CO

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests that memorials be made to the Joann Massarotti Memorial Fund, c/o Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, CO 81003.

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Memorial Mass: August 27, 2021 1:30 pm

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
11th St. & Grand Ave.
Pueblo, CO 81003


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  1. Our family was so saddened by the loss of Joann. She was an amazing person that was always the bright star of the show! Always taking care of others, doing EVERYTHING and staying positive! Love and peace to the family.

  2. Joann you will never be forgotten and I am sending love and hugs to your family ❤️. RIP

  3. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. She will be greatly missed. I will always remember her smile, patience, and most of all her ability to make everyone she knew feel special. God has received a very special lady.

  4. Joann was a great friend! We went back a long way! We had a lot of fun and always laughed! She was a classy gal and always looked great! I will remember her as a happy go lucky friend that always had a smile on her face! Rest in Peace my friend! Someday we will join up an laugh again!

  5. Our deepest condolences to All… we will continue to keep you in our prayers that God gives each of you the strength to get through this difficult time. Love and tight hugs to everyone.

  6. We will greatly miss Joann. But God gained a special lady and she will be watching all of us from heaven. Love you and miss you Jo! 💜

  7. So Sorry to hear of Joann’s passing .I worked with her at J C Penny’s hair salon for many years. Prayers to the family

  8. Worked with joann at the Marriott many years ago she was always so wonderful and I always looked forward to her daily conversations. She had some a professional and smooth demeanor. She will be missed

  9. Many fond memories of Joann and Joe. She was a beautiful person inside and out, had a lovely spirit, and great sense of humor. She will be missed.

  10. Joann was a kind, sweet lady with a smile that could light up a room. Her smile was infectious and she made you feel special! Prayers for the family during this difficult time.

  11. Miss Joann, you were a mentor, a friend, a nurturer and a partner in crime. I wouldn’t be where I am today if it weren’t for your wisdom, guidance and impeccable work ethic. I love you, My Friend.

  12. Ed & Donna Stephens – like a family friend😩😩 one of the kindest, most caring angels to walk with us. Always in our hearts .

  13. I got to know Joanne at Sunwest where I work and was fortunate enough to call her friend. All of us were so shocked and sad to hear of Joanne’s passing! Such a wonderful woman who always had a smile for us. I worked with Alberta at PB&T also! My life has been so blessed to know such a wonderful family! All my love and prayers to you at this difficult time. Brenda Foncannon

  14. Thoughts and Prayers during this very difficult time to the Massarotti Family, your treasured thoughts will be with you forever. God Bless & Comfort you all !

  15. I worked with Joann for years at JC Penneys. Such a fun, sweet lady.
    “I pray her path to Heaven was a peaceful journey”. I pray for her family. May she rest in peace.


  17. Joanna was a so full of joy. She lit up the room with her smile. My thoughts and prayers are with the family. I’m sending strength, hugs and prayers to get through this ordeal. 💕🙏💕🙏
    Deanna Strait

  18. God bless you Aunty Joann! I’ll forever remember your smile and warm heart. Say hello to my grandpa Tom!

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