Joanne C. Dorr (nee Today)
Age 79 of Joliet, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Lakewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Plainfield.
Born August 8, 1942 in Joliet, Joanne was the daughter of John and Mary (Podnar) Today. She was raised and educated in Joliet and graduated from Lockport Township High School with the class of 1960. Joanne was a devout Catholic and longtime parishioner of St. Mary Nativity Catholic Church in Joliet. She worked for J.D. Brown and Company and in her free time sang in the St. Mary Nativity Choir and enjoyed listening to country music. She was also a member of the Midwest CB Radio Club. Joanne will be missed by all who knew her.
Joanne is survived by her sister-in-law: Colette Depratt and brother-in-law: John Konopek, Sr., as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her husband: Leonard who passed away in 1984; her daughter: Cynthia who passed away in 1967; parents: John and Mary; brother: Robert Today, and sister-in-law: Rosemany Konopek who passed away in 2018.
A visitation will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 in the Nativity Room at St. Mary Nativity Catholic Church from 10:00 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial beginning at 11:00 a.m. Interment will follow and Joanne will be laid to rest with her husband and daughter at Resurrection Catholic Cemetery in Romeoville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made as gifts in Joanne’s memory to St. Mary Nativity Catholic Church.
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