Josephine M. Guido
Josephine M. Guido, age 86 of Salt Lake City, Utah, passed away March 17, 2021. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Tony Guido, cherished son Michael F. Pettis, parents Joseph and Anna Montrone, brothers John and Paul Montrone, and sister Geneva Gardner. She is survived by two daughters, Jodie (Nick) Huntsman of St. George, UT, Anna (Mark) Verrinder of Boise, ID, and stepdaughter Diane Guido of Salt Lake City UT; two sons, John (Michelle) Pettis of Hurricane, UT and Lewis (Jennifer) Pettis of Seattle, WA; grandchildren Nicki (Matt) Avery, Jennifer (Shane) Holt, Joshua (Beth) Huntsman, Sarah Burgess, Jesse Huntsman, Jamie Tarron, Jodie (Ryan) Green, Melissa (Bryan) Parish, Tiffanee (Flint) Holbrook, Alex (Brooke) Pettis, Andrew Verrinder, Amanda Verrinder, and Anthony Verrinder; and 22 amazing great grandchildren. Sisters, Bette Corso, Mary Behunin and special sister JoAnn Barker, brothers Veto Montrone and close brother Ralph Montrone; and many wonderful nieces and nephews.
Jo was born on June 29, 1934, in Granger, UT, to Joseph and Anna Montrone. She graduated from Cyprus High School in 1952 and was a cheerleader her sophomore and senior year. Jo received her Cosmetology degree in 1961. After eight years in Cosmetology, she had a successful real estate career for fourteen years and was a member of the Million Dollar Club from 1975-1979. She was a dedicated bridge player from when she learned in 1961 to the very end, making countless friends along the way. In 1979, Jo married the love of her life, Tony Guido. Jo and Tony enjoyed travelling in the United States and Europe; they were also members of the Hi-Steppers Dance Club, and Third Saturday Night Dance Club. They loved spending time with friends and family; the kitchen was always open for a pasta dinner at Jo and Tony’s house.
Funeral services for immediate family will be held Friday, April 2, 2021, at Bowman Funeral Parlor, Garden City, ID. Graveside service will be held April 2, 2021, at Idaho State Veterans Cemetery, Boise, ID. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are made to the ALS Association, donate.als.org. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.
To watch the service, please visit: https://vimeo.com/531045526
To watch Jo’s video tribute, please visit: https://youtu.be/FMN_elvFtFQ