Joanne M. DiRandoMay 19, 1935 ~ September 7, 2017 (age 82)
Joanne M. “Joni” DiRando (nee Harris), age 82. Beloved wife of the late Salvatore G. “Sam”; loving mother of Charlene Poole (husband Tom), Suzanne Smith (husband Alvin), Jesse DiRando, MD (wife Susan), and the late Ted Crown (wife Kathy); adoring grandmother of 8; devoted great grandmother of 7; great-great grandmother of the future Emerie; surrogate mother of Connie Atlagovich; sister of the late Loretta J. Gedman; doting “mother” of Charlie the cat; aunt and great aunt of many; friend to all. Funeral Service, Saturday, September 16th, 4pm at Maher-Melbourne Funeral Home, 4274 Mayfield Rd. (at Belvoir Blvd.), South Euclid (216)382-4500 where the family will receive friends from 12pm until time of service. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts to an animal rescue or cancer foundation of your choice.