Joan G Smith
Joan G Smith
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JOANG. SMITH, age 77 of Whiting, passed away on Thursday November 7, in Toms River. Born in Burlington, NJ, Joan spent most of her life on the water in Forked River.
Joan was a Certified Recreation Specialist, working as the Activities Director in several Long Term Care Facilities in Ocean County for over 20 years. She also worked on the emergency hotline CONTACT of Ocean and Monmouth Counties.
Joan loved boating on the Barnegat Bay from the time she was 12 years old; she also enjoyed her time as volunteer, but especially cherished spending time with her beloved family. She was a sports fan, the Giants football, basketball and soccer; her favorite teams were always the ones her grandchildren played for.She also enjoyed driving her Corvette and the many trips she, her husband and her family took whether it was in their motor home or on a cruise ship.
Surviving are her husband of 54 years, David C.; her son David M. Mills and his wife Beverly; her daughter Katie and her husband Tim; six grandchildren, Clark, William, Elisabeth, Patrick, Conner, and TJ; and her brother, William Gale Jr.
Relatives and Friends are invited to visit from 2:00- 4:00pm and 7:00- 9:00pm on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Lacey Memorial Home 1022 Lacey Road, Forked River, NJ 08731

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J JEAN SCOTT LENDVAY on Nov 12, 2019

I sent my deepest sympathies to Joans family. I always think of St. Marys class of 61 as a small family. I mourn her loss and will keep her in my heart. She was fun and everyones friend.

Jean

F Francine Pannella on Nov 12, 2019

My condolences and prayers to you Dave and your whole family....My heart goes out to you, Katie, David - their spouses and all of your grandchildren and other family members and Joans friends. She was a special lady and I know this is a very difficult loss for you and your family.

May Joan Rest In Peace

C Christine Bittner on Nov 10, 2019

Would like to express my sincere condolences to Joans family. She was a good lady and will be missed by so many.
Prayers for her and the family

M Mary Aul on Nov 10, 2019

You will be missed and always loved my friend.

D David J Smith (husband of Suzanne Smith 61) on Nov 10, 2019

Dear David and Family,

Joan was amazingly full of life and love; she will be missed.

D David Smith on Nov 9, 2019

love, PPF,

J Judy Johnson on Nov 9, 2019

My sincere condolences to Dave and the entire family. A lovely lady who has left behind a grieving family. May you cherish the memories now and always.

P Patricia Palma on Nov 9, 2019

Katie and Dave. So sorry to hear about Joan she was special. God bless you both.

t the Fountis Family on Nov 9, 2019

Sending you all our condolences. May your memories be eternal.

C Claire and Len Roeber on Nov 9, 2019

Dear Katie and family , we were so sorry to hear of your loss . Joan was a sweet , loving, and compassionate woman. I am so honored to have known her. She always had a smile on her face.
Your children will always remember their biggest fan. She was so proud of your boys.
Len and I will keep her in our prayers.
With deep sympathy , Claire and Len Roeber.

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