DOWNEY - Local resident Joanne Annis passed away June 3.She was born July 17, 1920 in the farming community of Bruno, Minn. After graduation she moved to Southern California and lived in Long Beach before moving to Thunderbird Villa in South Gate. She worked as a dental receptionist for Dr. Peter Mocciaro until her retirement. She is survived by her sister, Viola Demaris, of Duluth, Minn; daughters, Chloe Mocciaro and Debbie Russi; grandchildren, Steve Mocciaro and Christina (John) Argerich); and great-granddaughter, Sophia. A memorial service will be celebrated June 17 at Miller-Mies Mortuary at 10 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family requested donations to the hospice program at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier.
********** Published: June 9, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 8