Joan ( Abbey) Abbruzzese

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Born: Private

Died: March 08, 2014


Visitation: Memorial Visitation at Beell-Pizzo Funeral Home Saturday, March 22, 2014 2-4 & 7-9PM

Joan Abbruzzese, 74, formerly of Tottenville, a retired executive secretary, died March 8 at her home in Myrtle Beach, S.C.

Born Joan Alvino and raised in Tottenville, she graduated from Tottenville High School.

Mrs. Abbruzzese worked as an executive secretary for 20 years at Merrill Lynch in Manhattan. She retired in 1989 and relocated to Myrtle Beach in 1992.

She was a member of the Myrtle Beach Women’s Golf Club.

In her leisure time, she enjoyed painting, gardening and golf.

Her husband of 35 years, Jack, died in 1992.

She is survived by a son, Edward; a daughter, Jodi Bannister; eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Arrangements, including cremation, were handled by Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home, Tottenville.

Cemetery: Cremation Will Be Private (Map)

Location: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)

Church: Bedell-Pizzo Funeral Home (Map)