Jo-Anne Matusovich Gamberdella, 71, of Deep River formerly of Killingworth, passed away peacefully on Friday, December 21, 2018 at Middlesex Hospital, Middletown with her family by her side.  She was the beloved wife of 48 years to Carl A. Gamberdella.  Jo-Anne was born in Derby on October 14, 1947 and was the daughter of the late Joseph F. and Rita Mae Albery Matusovich.  She had worked in customer service at A.R.G.A. for many years until her retirement.  Jo-Anne was an avid gardener, enjoyed crafting, sewing and cooking but most of all enjoyed spending time with her family especially her grandchildren whom she loved unconditionally.  Mother of Andrea (Larry) Freibauer and Carl R. (Lisa) Gamberdella.  Grandmother of Olivia, Abbey, Eric, Valleri and Nick.  Sister-in-law of Cindy Matusovich.  Predeceased by her brother Joseph Matusovich III.
A funeral service will be conducted in the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue on Sunday evening at 5:00 with Rev. Timothy Meehan officiating.  The visiting hours will be from 2:00 until time of service.  Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.