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“I remember my dearest classmate fondly. It was indeed a privilege as well as a pleasure to have her association. Always in my heart. ”
1 of 8 | Posted by: Alina Pinelli - School

“Joanna and I went to St. Joseph's Academy and Notredame together. I went to her Sweet 16 birthday at Ponte's Steakhouse. Knew her parents very well....Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Vivian Cardia - Boca Raton, FL

“My deepest condolences . May god bless you always. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Nelson Aviles - Brooklyn, NY

“Dearest Joanna, I cherish your memory dear "Fernanda Wannamiller," the only girl who wore mascara to school with your typical generosity you took us...Read More »
4 of 8 | Posted by: Alina Pinelli - School

“My heart is broken. Please accept my deepest condolences. I was so saddened to hear the shocking news of the loss of Joanna. My heart goes out to...Read More »
5 of 8 | Posted by: Karen Nelson - Friend

“Dearest JoannaYou never got to S C but know you will be in my heart forever.Montauk will never be the same without you Rest easy my friend and say...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Jo Leibfried - Salem, SC - Friend

“How do I write about 35 years of Montauk memories. From dancing at The Memory, to pot luck dinners and everything in between. To the Queen, I miss...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Jeanne Turner - Naples, FL

“Joanna was a wonderful friend. We worked together on many judicial races and other political races. She was always upbeat, with a great sense of...Read More »
8 of 8 | Posted by: Wilbur Weder - New York, NY

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Joanna Saccone, Consummate New Yorker and Political Consultant, Dies Peacefully at her Montauk Residence.

Joanna Saccone, age 69, of Greenwich Village and Montauk, New York, passed away in her sleep on July 24, 2021. Joanna was a proud Villager and staple in New York City politics for more than 45 years. She worked on many important city, state and federal elections, including numerous judicial races. Joanna will be remembered by friends and loved ones for her tremendous generosity of spirit, authenticity, keen intellect, and indefatigable advocacy on behalf of the people and causes that were important to her. With her infectious laughter, razor-sharp wit, vibrant personality, big voice and even bigger heart, Joanna was an inspiration to all who knew her. She was also a beloved mother who is survived by her daughter-in-law, Meredith and her son, Phillip, whom she considered her greatest accomplishment. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the St. Jude's Hospital Joanna Saccone Memorial Fund. There will be a wake Monday August 2, 2021, 3-5 pm and 6-9 pm, Greenwich Village Funeral Home, 199 Bleecker Street, NY, NY 10012. The funeral will take place Tuesday August 3, 2021, 10 am at Our Lady of Pompeii Church, 25 Carmine Street, NY, NY 10014. Memorial service to follow in the fall.