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Joanne V. Jackson, 72, of Scott Township passed on Monday, February 14, 2022. Born on August 13, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Vincent and Dina Viscomi. Joanne spent most of her life in the South Hills of Pittsburgh. Growing up in Dormont, she attended Keytone Oaks schools and later attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Joanne's love for children led her to teach for over 30 years at Temple Emanuel Nursery School on Bower Hill Road. After retiring, she loved spending time with family, playing games with her grandchildren, laughing with friends and continued a lifelong passion of cooking and baking to feed everyone.

She left behind her loving husband of 53 years, John, children Elise (John) Gworek, J.B. Jackson (Amanda), five grandchildren (Vinny, Alex, C.J., Mia and Dina) and siblings Richard Viscomi (Vicki) and Marlene Goodman.

Family and friends will be received on Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 4-7pm, WILLIAM SLATER II FUNERAL SERVICE (412-563-2800), 1650 Greentree Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15220. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital.