Joann M. Cali, a loving mother and grandmother, passed away on July 23, 2023, at the age of 76. Born on February 14, 1947, she dedicated her life to caring for and cherishing her family.
Joann's warm and nurturing spirit always shone brightest when she was surrounded by her grandchildren. She treasured every moment spent with them, creating priceless memories that will forever be etched in their hearts. Whether it was baking cookies together or embarking on exciting adventures, Joann made sure to fill their lives with an abundance of love and joy.
Married to the love of her life, Phil, for an incredible 49 years, Joann took immense pride in the beautiful journey they shared. Their unwavering commitment and deep bond were an inspiration to all who knew them. Together, they created a home filled with laughter, support, and endless affection.
Joann's talents in the kitchen were renowned among her family and friends. When she was younger, she poured her heart into cooking and baking delicious meals for her loved ones. Her culinary skills brought people together and left lasting impressions on every taste bud fortunate enough to savor her creations.
In addition to her beloved husband Phil, Joann leaves behind a legacy of love through her children: Michael (Leah), Thomas, George (Stacy), Tracy and her husband Jon. Her grandchildren – George, Christina, Madison, Christopher, Adam, Catherine, and Nicole – were the light of her life. She delighted in their milestones and celebrated each accomplishment with unmeasurable pride.
A Mass honoring Joann's beautiful life will be held at Grace Lutheran Church of Mastic Beach on July 29th at 11:00 AM. Friends and family are invited to gather at this cherished place of worship located at 240 Mastic Rd in Mastic Beach.
As we bid farewell to Joann M. Cali today, let us carry forth her legacy of love, compassion, and unwavering dedication to family. May her memory continue to warm our hearts and guide us as we navigate through life's journey. Joann will be forever missed, but her spirit will forever live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to know her.