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Jo’anne Olson

Updated: Jul 6

July 18, 1956 – May 22, 2024

Jo’anne Olson, 67, passed away in Tampa, FL on May 22, 2024 after a courageous battle with lymphoma. Born in The Bronx, New York, Jo’anne lived a life full of love, kindness and generosity.

After attending college in NY, she moved with her family to Florida where she worked at the Metropolitan Life Insurance Company for 30 years. She also worked at Aston Gardens and WellCare before retiring.

Her passion was her family, having a very close bond with her mother, Joan McDermott. She delighted in organizing family events, cooking, decorating, and entertaining. She enjoyed crossword puzzles, swimming and having a good time with family and friends.

Jo’anne is survived by her husband, Bill, her brother Jack Tully (Shirley), loving nieces Jennifer Godshall (Chris), and Emily Porreca (Andrew), her great aunt, Edith Bohrer, many cousins, close friends and her patio cat named Thumbs, who she adored.

Jo’anne is preceded in death by her parents Joan and Ron McDermott, and by her younger brother, Brian Tully.

A Celebration of Life will be held July 13, 2024.

Please contact family for additional information.

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