Joan Mannion, of West Chester, PA, formerly of Allendale, NJ and Garden City, NY, but always a Brooklyn girl at heart, passed away peacefully on March 1, 2018 at the age of 88. Joan will be forever remembered by her loving husband of 65 years, William, her children, Alice M. Lovely (Thomas) , William L. Mannion (Stephanie), James F. Mannion (Helen) and Monica M. Cowan (John), and her 14 grandchildren, together with her brother John Lindsay (Nancy) and the entire Lindsay family.
Joan gradutated from Matawan (NJ) High School and attended Fordham University at night while working in New York City. Joan was active in St. Joseph’s Parish and St. Joseph School in Garden City, NY for many years. In her younger days, she enjoyed boating and waterskiing on Lake Candlewood, CT. Joan enjoyed opera and encouraged music in all forms. She had an acerbic wit and was a loyal friend to many, but most important to her was her family.
An evening visitation will be held from 6 to 8 pm on Monday, March 5th at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown.
A morning visitation will be held from 9 to 10:15 am on Tuesday, March 6th at St. Elizabeth Church, 120 St. Elizabeth Drive, Chester Springs, followed by her Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 am.
Interment will be in St. Agnes Cemetery, West Chester.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047, https://www.lbda.org/go/honormemorial-gifts