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JoAnn Scarano

March 19, 1936 — September 1, 2023



JoAnn (Blissman) Scarano, 87, of Greensburg, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2023. She was born March 19, 1936, in Norvelt, a daughter of the late Joseph and Isabelle Aversa Blissman. JoAnn enjoyed going to the area casinos to try her luck. She was a kind and loving crossing guard for Aquinas Academy and took pride in making sure that all the children arrived safely at school. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Albert A. Scarano; daughter, Pamela Roll; brother, Joseph Blissman; and sister, Anna Marie Forish. She is survived by her four children, Mary Ann Jordan (Donald), of South Greensburg, Albert J. Scarano, Joyce Lynn Scarano and Kathleen Snyder (Paul), all of Hinesville, Ga.; ten grandchildren, Katie Means (Dave), Nathan Roll (Kelly), Bradley Jordan (Kristin), Sarah Rhodes (Joe), Angela Scarano, Brandi and Brandon Holden and Heather, Jessica and Tabitha Snyder; seven great-grandchildren, Maxwell and Nico Means, Riley Roll, Matteo Jordan, Colson Rhodes, and Beela and Blaise Holden; two brothers, Dan Blissman (Cindy) and Bob Blissman, all of Greensburg; sister, Nancy Santone of Greensburg; and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate the life of JoAnn from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the CLEMENT L. PANTALONE FUNERAL HOME INC., 409 W. Pittsburgh St., Greensburg, PA 15601, 724-837-0020. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in the Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg. Everyone please go directly to the church. Interment will follow in Greensburg Catholic Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Emma Monastery, 1001 Harvey Ave., Greensburg, PA 15601. JoAnn's family has entrusted her care to the Pantalone Funeral Home Inc., Greensburg. For online condolences/directions, visit us at Natale N. Pantalone, supervisor.

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Tuesday, September 5, 2023

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Clement L. Pantalone Funeral Home, Inc.

409 West Pittsburgh Street, Greensburg, PA 15601

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Wednesday, September 6, 2023

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Blessed Sacrament Cathedral

300 N Main St, Greensburg, PA 15601

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