Joanne Claire Sosso
Born August 11, 1929, in Omaha Nebraska and peacefully entered eternal life with the Lord on August 26, 2021 surrounded by the love of her family.
Joanne was a devoted, loving mother who put her Catholic faith and love for her twelve children before all things. We, her children, will be forever grateful for her love, dedication and ever joyful presence in our lives. Although scattered throughout the world at times, we always knew we were, and still are, in Moms daily prayers. We are grateful for the love, caring, and Catholic faith she so selflessly shared with us. Thank you Mom!
Joanne was a member of the Marianist affiliates of Gross High School for 53 years and the Nebraska Right to Life. She also attended daily mass whenever possible and devoted a weekly hour of perpetual adoration to the Lord for 45+ years. She was an avid reader, and (although would never admit it) a very talented seamstress. Her thoughtful gifts of homemade quilts, robes, aprons, soft books, soft nativity scenes, pillows, and scarves will forever be treasured.
Joanne is preceded in death by her parents William Patrick and Mary Agnes Duffy; 10 brothers and sisters and their spouses; her loving husband of 61 years Robert G. Sosso; her eldest son Martin Joseph Sosso; and her granddaughter Anne Meri Sosso.
Joanne is survived by her 11 remaining children and their spouses; Martin’s wife Christina, Jerry (Marcia); Clare (Tom); Lawrence (Catherine); Corinne; Gregory (Kelly); Michael (Cristina); Gordon (Lisa); Joseph (Jenny); Paul (Jessica); Stephen (Lisa); Roberta (Matthew); a multitude of grandchildren; great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews; sisters in law Pauline Bauer and Jan Duffy.
Visitation: Friday, September 3, 5:00-7:00 p.m. with Vigil Service at 7:00 p.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 2302 Crawford Street, Bellevue.
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Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, September 4, 10:30 a.m., St. Mary’s Catholic Church.
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Interment at Bellevue Cemetery immediately following Mass.
The family kindly asks that attendees wear a mask to all services.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to St. Mary Endowment Fund; Columban Fathers; Nebraska Right to Life; Poor Clare Sisters; or Hospice House-The Josie Harper Residence.