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“My deepest condolences to Carlo and the entire Musso family. Mrs. Jo was one great lady and will be missed by many. You are all in my prayers. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Kimberly Bergeron - Covington, LA

“John, I know how much you treasure your mother because you spoke of her often with so much love and pride. My thoughts and prayers are with you and...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: Amanda Gustavson - Baton Rouge, LA

“We are so sorry to hear about the loss of you Mom Jo.Just think of all the wonderful memories ya'll have to share we each other.With deepest symphaty, ”
3 of 17 | Posted by: Earl & Suzanne Surrency - Walker, LA

“To all the Musso family. Ms. Joe was like a step mom to a lot of us. I will never forget the square yard stick she had for Daryl and myself. I think...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Tommy Ducote - Franklin, LA

“Marti and Susie, Jo was a lovely person and we will miss her.... I will always remember Lou visiting her when she was in town and playing games...Read More »
5 of 17 | Posted by: Kerri Tamberelli - Carrollton, TX

“What a smart Lady, She was the Ramrod of The Musso Family back in the day.I had a many cups of coffee at the kitchen table in Doc and Jo's home. My...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Audie aka (A.B) Marlar - TN

“To the Musso family, sorry for your loss but you were blessed to have her with you for so long. ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Kit Lutgring - Family Friend

“Marti, Susie and Musso family. So sad to hear about Jo's passing. Our prayers are with you and your family. Mark, Sheri and the Colaluca Family. ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: Mark Colaluca - Dallas, TX

“Daryl I'am sorry to hear about your beloved mother.She treated me with kindness.God will help you and your family in this difficult time. Jody...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Jody Nelson - AL - Friend

“She was a wonderful person ! My deepest sympathy. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Tanya Firmin Dischler - LA

“Thinking of and praying for all of your family. I'm remembering special times growing up, knowing your mom. What a gift to have had her here and to...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Laura Lobdell Bergeron - Franklin, LA

“I would like to offer my condolences to her family. I dearly loved your mother. She was a very good patient and friend to me!! I will miss her...Read More »
12 of 17 | Posted by: Vanessa Soprano - Franklin, LA

“Sending the Musso and Junca families love, light and healing prayers during this time of grief. "Mama Jo" was a pure delight to know. Peace and...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Stacy Scott - Atlanta, GA

“The Triage Team sends the Musso and Junca family our deepest condolences. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Laura Lopez - Atlanta, GA

“To the Musso Family, So very sorry to learn of the passing of Mrs. Jo. She was such a very special and loving women. She and Dr Musso were extremely...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Jennifer LeBlanc - Charenton, LA

“A beautiful heart and soul has gone to be with Jesus. May you rest in peaceMs. Jo and may all your generosity be rewarded in Heaven. I know Doc,...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Donna and Dolores Lancon/Hahn

“Offering our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Ms. Jo rest in God's eternal peace and may our...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

Funeral services will be held Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the Church of the Assumption in Franklin during an 11:30 a.m. Mass of Christian Burial celebrating the life of Jo Marie P. Musso, a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, friend to many, and longtime resident of Franklin who passed away at the age of 90 on Saturday, February 18, 2017, at her home. Following the Mass she will be laid to rest in the Franklin Cemetery. Father Michael Russo will be the Celebrant for the Mass with Father Lloyd Benoit, Father Oneil Landry, and Father Thomas Vu concelebrating. Serving as pallbearers will be Joseph A. Junca, Harold J. Junca III, Jason L. Junca, Giuseppe P. Musso, Samuel A. Musso, and Nathan P. Musso.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday at the Church of the Assumption from 9:00 a.m. until Mass time at 11:30 a.m., with the Holy Rosary being prayed at 10:30 a.m. led by Father Lloyd Benoit.

Those she leaves to cherish her memory include her six children, Lynn M. Junca, Daryl F. Musso, Maria M. Pereira and her husband Britt, Carlo A. Musso and his wife Teresa, Marti G. Musso and his wife Susie, and John Patrick Musso and his wife Angela; five siblings, Valjean P. Spear, Eila P. Pere and her husband Dean, Jude D. Stansbury and his wife Sandy, Donna Prestenbach, and Gwen P. May and her husband James; 10 grandchildren, Joseph A. Junca, Harold J. Junca III, Jason L. Junca, Giuseppe P. Musso, Gianni A. Musso, Alexis M. Musso, Samuel A. Musso, Nathan P. Musso, Josie M. Musso, and Anna F. Musso; 11 great grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Giuseppe P. Musso Jr.; one daughter, Michele T. Musso; one son, Giuseppe P. Musso III; her father, Sidney A. Prestenbach; her mother, Bernice Forgey Stansbury; three siblings, Marjorie P. Walker, Jacquelyn P. Trahan, and Roylene P. Wiggins.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.