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Joan Wust Guccione
November 28, 1941 ~ October 6, 2018 (age 76)
Joan Wust Guccione passed away on October 6, 2018. She was 76 years old. She succumbed to her 2 year battle with lung cancer. Joan was born on November 28, 1941 in New Orleans Louisiana to the late John P. Wust, Sr. and Merle Fickle. She graduated from Francis T. Nicholls High School in 1959. She married Anthony (Tony) Guccione on Valentine's Day in 1960 and they enjoyed 58 plus years together. She was the sweetest, kindest and most devoted person to family and friends. She was blessed with many skills including secretarial, management, medical knowledge and general business. She enjoyed reading, medical research and travel all of which made her happy. Joan was an excellent cook and enjoyed sharing her cooking with friends and family in a semi-formal dining setting. She and Tony made many friends in business and traveled extensively for both business and pleasure. In retirement, she and Tony cruised much of the world with the dearest of friends which brought much joy. Joan is survived by her husband, Tony; her son, Cory Guccione and his wife, Michelle; two grandsons, Mason Guccione and Blake Gore and his wife, Victoria; and one great granddaughter, Olivia. She is also survived by her brother, John P. Wust, Jr., and his partner, Shirley Gremillion; three nephews, John P. Wust, III, and his wife, Elizabeth, Sven K. Wust and his wife, Purnima Venkatesh and Erich N. Wust and his wife, Elinore; and one niece, Illeana D. Wust. She was always very proud of the loving relationship shared with her in-law family, Mary Ann and Eddie Jacobs, Sr.; one niece, Bonnie Cavignac and her husband, Craig; two nephews, Eddie Jacobs Jr. and his wife, Kathie and Stephen Jacobs. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the visitation at Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd, New Orleans, on Saturday, October 20, 2018, starting at 11:00 AM, followed by a Memorial Service at 1:00 PM. Inurnment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Flowers are accepted but a memorial donation in Joan’s name to MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is preferred.
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