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Joann Stross

June 23, 1948 ~ April 2, 2022 (age 73)

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Jo Ann Singletary Stross of Metairie, LA passed away peacefully on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at the age of 73. She was born on June 23, 1948 in Port Sulphur, LA to the late Wilhelmina Josephine and Charles E. Singletary.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her beloved husband, Bill Stross, her brother in law, Jack White Jr., and her brother, Michael Katicich.

She is survived by her sisters, Darby Russo (Lawrence), Melanie White (Jack), brothers, Jim and Johnny (Ella) Katicich, son, Adam Stross (Michele) and sister-in-law, Mary (Michael), along with beloved nephews, nieces and grandchildren.

First and foremost, Jo Ann was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, and grandmother. Her favorite thing in life was being Mimi to her grandsons Aaron and Shaya. She also loved gardening and was gifted with a green thumb. She spent many years traveling with her husband and her large circle of friends. She was an astute business woman and ran her own business for many years.

Jo Ann, Jo, Josie, Mimi will be greatly missed by all. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Graveside Service at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 6, 2022 at the Southeast Louisiana Veterans Cemetery, 34888 Grantham College Dr., Slidell. Interment to follow. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Jo Ann’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital,  For expressions of love and sympathy, please visit

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Graveside Service
April 6, 2022

9:30 AM
Southeast Louisiana Veterans Veterans Cemetery
34888 Grantham College Dr.
Slidell, LA 70460


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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