Janet N. Taormina 1932-2021

YOUNGSTOWN — Janet N. Taormina, 88, passed away peacefully, at home, Friday, April 2, 2021, with her loving family by her side.

She was born April 28, 1932, in Youngstown, the daughter of William and Alice Pace D’Angelo. Janet was a graduate of Wilson High School.

Janet was a homemaker. She was an excellent baker and seamstress. She loved people and could always put a smile on someone’s face. Janet was also an avid sports fan who enjoyed watching not only her favorite professional teams, but also her grandchildren and great-grandchildren as they participated in various sports, cheer and dance.

She was a member of St. Christine Church.

Janet will always be remembered lovingly by her three children, Joseph Taormina Jr., Joletta Dulay and Jolene Sauceman; five grandchildren, Heather (David) Blazo, Shawna (Tom) Muscatello, Joseph W. Taormina, Jacob (Yesenia) Sauceman and Jeremy Sauceman; and five great-grandchildren, Angelo Sauceman, Isabella Blazo, Adrianna Sauceman, Siena Muscatello and Alayna Blazo.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph Taormina; daughter-in-law, Sue Taormina; sons-in-law, Kevin Anderson and John Sauceman; and two brothers, Silvio D’Angelo and Sam D’Angelo.

A Mass of Christian burial will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, April 8, 2021, at St. Christine Church in Youngstown. Friends may call 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Thursday at the Rossi Brothers and Lellio Funeral Home, 4442 South Ave. in Boardman. Due to COVID-19, safety precautions will be taken. The 6-foot rule will be honored, and all guests whose health allows are asked to please wear a mask at both the funeral home and church. For the health and safety of everyone, visitors are asked not to linger at the funeral home after paying your respects.

The family would like to extend heartfelt gratitude to Crossroads Hospice for the kind and compassionate care shown to Janet.

Family and friends are encouraged to offer prayers for the family and support via phone call, text, email or may visit the Book of Memories at www.rossifunerals.com.

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