Mr. Joseph James Sasso, age 92, of Lawrenceville, GA passed away on Thursday, December 08, 2011. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Ann Madeline Sasso and his second wife Beatrice Sasso. He is survived by his wife of five years, Mara Martino, Dacula, GA; daughters and son-in-law, Lena Tuzak, Chicago, IL, and Jacqueline and Preston Leyendecker, Chicago, IL; sons and daughters-in-law, Joseph and Carol Sasso, Dacula, GA, Kenneth and Judy Sasso, Houston, TX, and Russell Sasso, Chicago, IL; ten grandchildren and twenty seven great grandchildren; sisters, Marion Dawson, Chicago, IL, Jenny Patete, Chicago, IL, Josephine Saso, Chicago, IL, Louise Saso, Chicago, IL; and brother, Martin Saso, Chicago, IL. Mr. Sasso was born March 6, 1919 in Virden, IL. He was a United States Navy veteran, a member of the American Legion, and a member of the V.F.W in Orland Park, IL. He was a retired semi truck drive for Roadway Express, and he also worked at Publix in Dacula, GA and Publix in Peachtree City, GA. He was a member of Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Flowery Branch, GA. He had resided at Garden Plaza in Lawrenceville, GA for the past six months. A prayer service will be held on Friday, December 9, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Deacon Mike Jones officiating. Interment will be at Fairmont Willow Hills Memorial Park in Willow Springs, IL. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN or to Compassionate Hospice in memory of Joseph J. Sasso. To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133.