Joan Cesario

Joanne Cesario, 93 of Peoria, Arizona, passed away peacefully on Dec. 10. Joanne was born on Feb. 8, 1921 to Rose and Carmen Cesario in Chicago. She married her true love, George in June 1945. Joanne and George owned Cesar’s Italian Restaurant in Forest Park for 33 years. They retired to Arizona in 1992. Joanne is predeceased by her husband after 64 years of marriage, her parents and siblings Carolyn, Roseann, Vivian Zamiar, and James. She is survived by her sons, Kenn (Denise) Cesario and Wayne Cesario (fiance Lori Lucas-Krawczyk). She was grandmother of Jodee (Jason) Wallace. She was sister of Sister Mary Carmen. She was a devoted wife, wonderful mother, and friend and will be greatly missed by all. Per the deceased’s wishes there was no public visitation. In lieu of flowers the family asks you to consider a donation in the name of Joanne Cesario to Hospice of the Valley ( or Unity Ministries (