Joanne Marie Marchese

Joanne Marie Marchese, 74, died peacefully at her home with her family by her side. She was born in Williamsport on May 22, 1940, the daughter of Elsie and Raymond Nittinger. She was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Myron J. Marchese.

Joanne was a graduate of the Williamsport High School. She worked at the Lycoming Bakery and was the head cook for Loyalsock Towmship School District. She especially enjoyed time with her family and friends.

Joanne is survived by her children, Diana (Joseph) Simpson, of Newberry and Linda Marzacco, of this city. Also surviving are her grandchildren, Lyndsay (Nick) Nolting, TJ Marchese, Sara Marchese, Zachary Garman; four great-grandchildren, Madison, Taylar, Adalee and Jaden; and sisters, Virginia Cassell and Darlene Mosser.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers, John and Raymond Nittinger.

Funeral services will be at at the Crouse Funeral Home, 133 E. Third St., Williamsport, on Friday, July 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. Friends may call at the funeral home on Thursday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. and Friday morning 9 a.m. to the time of services. Burial will be in Wildwood Cemetery.