Joanne Jorgensen Cipiti of San Pedro Born July 3rd, 1926 in Cleveland Ohio passed away on May 12th. A wonderful wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend A dedicated registered nurse, she retired from Daniel Freeman Memorial Hospital in 1989 after nearly 25 years. A member of Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Long time Lady Elk of Torrance Elks Lodge #1948. She is preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years Nicholas Albert Cipiti. She is survived by her children Susan (Herb) Wagner, Patricia (Steven) Zaragoza, Nicholas (Lisa) Cipiti, Laura (Guy) Mescheder, Timothy (Gail) Cipiti and Debra Cipiti seventeen grandchildren, four great grandchildren and brother David Jorgensen. Funeral Mass will be held on Monday, May 19th at 6:30 pm at American Martyrs Catholic Church Manhattan Beach. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Little Company of Mary Health Foundation in Support of the Mary Potter Fund 4101 Torrance Blvd., Torrance CA 90503.

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  1. I am so sorry for your loss. Joanne and I worked together at Memorial for thirteen years. I loved her for her generous, caring ways. She and your Dad were a hoot. I lost touch with them this past ten years but believe it or not, she was on my mind this week. I remember Susan and Nick but unfortunately, did not get to know the rest of the family. May she be reunited with her husband and all of her loved ones. I am unable to attend due to the Lawndale City Council Meeting at exactly the same time but my thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Joy

  2. Dear Gail, Tim & Family, We are so sorry to hear of the death of your Mother, Mother-in-law and Grandmother. May your memories of her help you through this difficult time. Thank you so much for sharing your photos from her Memorial this past week. You have a beautilful family and I bet she was so proud of all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Diane and Family

  3. Our condolences for your loss and our thoughts are with you. O.R. Staff Saddleback Memorial

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