Jacqueline Piazza Obituary

Jacqueline  Piazza
Jacqueline Piazza
Jacqueline Piazza

November 11, 1942 - July 16, 2009
Born in Bethlehem, PA
Resided in Des Moines, IA
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Jacqueline Santa Aida Piazza, of Des Moines, IA, died on July 16, 2009 surrounded by her husband of 44 years, James Piazza and her children.

Jackie was born on November 11, 1942 in Bethlehem, PA to the late Gino and Gina Tomasetti. She was educated in Old Forge, PA and attended AIB College in Des Moines. She was a member of St. Augustin Catholic Church.

Surviving are her sons, James Jr. (Allison), Des Moines; Sean (Natsuki) Chicago, IL; and Joseph (Patricia), St. Paul, MN; along with her seven grandchildren: Anna, James III, Gina, Max, Joseph Jr., Michael, and Vincent. Jackie is also survived by three brothers, Lee, Neil (Lois) and Barry (Linda) Tomasetti and many nieces and nephews.

The funeral with a mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Augustin Catholic Church on Monday, July 20 at 10:00 a.m. Visitation will be held at Iles Funeral Home-Westover Chapel, 6337 Hickman Road, Des Moines on Sunday, July 19 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. with a Vigil service at 6:00 p.m. Her final resting place will be at Glendale Cemetery in Des Moines.

The family wishes to thank Dr. Buroker, Michelle and Pat and all the staff at John Stoddard Cancer Center for their wonderful, loving care during Jackie's illness. And a special thank you to her "Circle of Love" for their many prayers and care giving.

In life, Jackie took pleasure in cooking for family and friends, caring for her grandchildren, gardening, travel and enjoying the fine arts.

Jackie will be remembered for her kindness and friendship to others and her great love for her children and grandchildren. God has held a special place for her in heaven and her family takes comfort knowing she is with her angels.

Memorial contributions can be made to John Stoddard Cancer Center, Des Moines, IA.





Westover Funeral Home
6337 Hickman Road
Des Moines, IA US 50322
Sunday, July 19, 2009
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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St. Augustin Catholic Church
545 42nd Street
Des Moines, IA US 50312
Monday, July 20, 2009
10:00 AM
Glendale Cemetery
4909 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
Monday, July 20, 2009