Jo Ann Vicknair
Jo Ann Vicknair
  • April 17, 1950 - March 9, 2014
  • Metairie, Louisiana

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Josephine Ann (Jo Ann) Goloforo Melerine-Vicknair, of Tickfaw, LA, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2014 at Landmark of Hammond Nursing Home at the age of 63. She was born April 17, 1950 to the late Michael and Zina Domino Goloforo. Mother of Tommy Melerine, Jr. (Brenda) and Joseph Melerine (Michelle). Grandmother of Ashley, Shiela, Ali and Shanna Freeman and Sithrial Kobrock. Sister of Marion Guidry (Frank Spencer), Steve Salisbury (Lou), Carol Williams (the late Tommy) and Frank Goloforo (Barbara). Aunt of Zina Guidry, Jade Guidry, Angela Salisbury, Lisa Hadley, Amanda Hadley, Debbie Spurgeon, Frank Goloforo, Jr., David Goloforo, Michael Goloforo and Russell Goloforo. Also survived by numerous great nieces and nephews and daughters of her heart, Sheila, Holly, and "All" of the others. Lifelong friend of Sunny Walley and Angie Ducote.
The family would like to give special thanks to the nurses and staff at Landmark of Hammond Nursing Home.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass at the Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Dr. Metairie, LA on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 1:00 PM. Visitation will be from 10:00 AM until Mass time. Interment will be Garden of Memories Cemetery.