Jo-Ann Marie (Antonio) Sousa, 51, of Danbury, CT, passed away on February 18th, 2013 after a long battle with colon cancer.
Visitation will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, February 22nd at Green Funeral Home. The funeral service will be held immediately following at 12:00 PM at St. Gregory the Great Church. Burial will follow the funeral at St. Peter's Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Green Funeral Home.
Jo-Ann was born in Danbury on February 28th, 1961. She graduated from Danbury High School and continued on to receive a Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development from Post University. Jo-Ann was married to Carlos Sousa on April 5th, 1986; they were married 26 years. Jo-Ann worked as a Pharmacy Technician for Walmart and was with the company for over ten years. She enjoyed reading, knitting and spending time with her family.
Jo-Ann is survived by her parents, Henrique and Shirley Antonio of Danbury, her husband, Carlos of Danbury, her daughters, Amanda Lynn and Courtney of Danbury, her sister, Jean (Antonio) Hardin and her husband Dale of Matthews, NC and their two children, Alyssa and Jacob. She is also survived by numerous extended family members.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to the Books For Kids Foundation through www.booksforkids.org. The family of Jo-Ann Sousa wishes to thank the Danbury Music Centre and all friends who have reached out during this time.