Joanne Totterdale

September 6, 1948 - February 11, 2021
Joanne Totterdale
Joanne Totterdale, 72 of St. Clairsville, Ohio died Thursday February 11, 2021 at her home surrounded by her loved ones.
She was born September 6, 1948 a daughter of the late John and Martha (Namey) Ruggerio in Wheeling.
Joanne worked for Bellaire Hospital as a receptionist in the radiology department right out of school and then again later in life where she retired from.
She was a graduate of St. John Central High School and was a Catholic by faith.
Joanne loved to cook, her lasagna was the best.
She made wonderful Lebanese dishes and could make anything taste good.
She also enjoyed gardening, and in her youth was an accomplished artist.
Joanne also worked in Real Estate for a time.
She adored her grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Phillip and John Ruggerio. Joanne is survived by her children, David (Jennifer) Totterdale of St. Clairsville, Ohio, Erin Wells of St. Clairsville, Ohio and Tricia Kyer of Lloydsville, Ohio.
In addition she is survived by her siblings, Rose Marie Carroll of Clearview Heights, WV and Sister Mary Palmer of Wheeling, WV, along with six grandchildren, Tyler, Logan, CJ, Kyle, Kelby and Ceceila.
In accordance with her wishes no formal services will be held.
Final disposition will be held at the convenience of the family.
Arrangements by the Care Funeral & Cremation Specialists 204 W. Main St. St. Clairsville, Ohio 43950.
Share your thoughts and memories of Joanne with the family at carechapel.com.

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  • February 16, 2021
    Victoria Jeskey says:
    I am very sorry for your loss. Many prayers of support, caring, and peace to your family and friends.

  • February 16, 2021
    Joan Dayton says:
    So sorry to hear about the loss of Joanne. I have fond memories of her and Erin and Tricia in our neighborhood. Joanne was a dear lady.

  • February 16, 2021
    Stacee Yoho Charlton says:
    So sorry to hear of Mrs. Totterdales passing. My heart goes out to you all during this time. I have so many vivid memories of spending time with your family! Best times!

  • February 16, 2021
    Lauren Pulay says:
    Tricia, Erin and David, I am so sorry to hear about your mom’s death. I hope you find comfort in all the wonderful memories you have. Thinking of you all!

  • February 16, 2021
    Jonathan Eilert says:
    God’s peace be with you as you mourn. I will forever be grateful for your mom’s hospitality and how she always made us feel like we were a part of the family.