January 20, 2020

Age 82.

Beloved wife of the late Lynd.

Loving mother of Andrea(Aaron)Hook, Lynd(Carol)Allen & Jason Allen.


Proud grandmother of Jennifer & Julia.


Dearest sister of Patricia Paquette & Nancy Harris.

Dear sister in law of

Patricia Medel, Michele Hartley, Margaret(Deforest)Sanford & Judy(John)Traxler &

the late Jan Cullen.

Joanne was born on November 28, 1937 in Detroit, Michigan.

     A life long learner, Joanne earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Oakland University at the age of 66.

     An avid reader and library patron, Joanne served on the Advisory Boards & Friends of the Library Boards of Troy and Shelby Township Public Libraries.

     By her example, Joanne instilled in her children a love of volunteering. Over the years she volunteered at her kid's schools, her church and recording for the Blind and Dyslexic.

     Joanne's favorite past times include cooking, knitting, sewing, traveling and discussing books with her book club friends.


Visitation Sunday 3-9pm with 7:00pm Scripture Service at Wujek-Calcaterra & Sons 54880 Van Dyke at 25 Mile Rd. (Shelby Township).


Funeral Monday Instate 10:30am at St. Kieran Church 53600 Mound Rd. (btw. 24 & 25 Mile Rds.) until time of Mass at 11:00am.


 In lieu of flowers donations may be made to a library of the donor's choice in Joanne's honor.

 Interment Oxbow Lakeside Cemetery.


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Shelby Township, Michigan


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