Joan Lahey Mount
- March 21, 2012
- Fort Wayne, Indiana
of Joan's Passing
Arrangements made by
D O McComb and Sons - Foster Park
Memories & CandlesPrevious
“Mom, today you and Dad would have celebrated 60 years of marriage. While you didn't make it to the date, I know that in both you and Dad's hearts...Read More »
1 of 26 | Posted by: Maureen Mespell - Fort Wayne, IN
Words escape me when I want to describe what life was like with you as my mom. The best I can do is share stories. Remember the night before...Read More »
2 of 26 | Posted by: Alice Koczor - Daughter
“My sincere condolences to your family during this difficult time. It was an honor for me to be with you during the visitation and service. I know...Read More »
3 of 26 | Posted by: Kristin Ross - Fort Wayne, IN
“Sending my sympathy in the loss of your mother,,the world has lost a
kind and gentle soul..
4 of 26 | Posted by: Charlotte Miller - Pleasant Lake, IN
“mrs. mount was always a wonderful presence for me growing up in the st. henry's community, as well as, being close with the mandy, her granddaughter...Read More »
5 of 26 | Posted by: nora presswood kosmatka - auburn, IN
“God Speed and God Bless.
6 of 26 | Posted by: Chris Haas - Fort Wayne, IN
“Mrs. Joan Mount, mother Teresa of Indochinese refugees.
It was terrible news when Rang informed me that you just passed away last week. I’d been...Read More »
7 of 26 | Posted by: Sonny Tran (Son Tran) - Cerritos, CA
“The world has lost a great wonderful kind hearted caring person, who has left the world a a great wonderful kind hearted caring family.
8 of 26 | Posted by: mike purdy - fort wayne, IN
“Thank you for assistance with the Vietnamese Community here. You will always be remembered for the depth of your care and concern. Thoughts and...Read More »
9 of 26 | Posted by: Rang & Ai Thuan Do & Family - IN
“Gene, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
10 of 26 | Posted by: Bob & Kay Schneider - Roanoke, IN
“Kathy and Alice, I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Her memories will always be apart of you....Read More »
11 of 26 | Posted by: Laura (Rehm) North
“A remarkable woman who I've learned to have a steadfast love for her children.
12 of 26 | Posted by: Lou - Fort Wayne, IN - son in-law
“Aunt Joan, you touched so many other lives with your life. What a blessing that is. I know that you are in the arms of Jesus smiling down on us all...Read More »
13 of 26 | Posted by: Ellen Hoffmaster - White Plains, MD
“Alice & Kathy,
I am so sorry to hear of your Mom passing. She was loved by so many family and friends. She touched some many people. Just know you...Read More »
14 of 26 | Posted by: Linda Rehm-VanRyn - Friend
“My life would not have been the same without you; your gift of yourself and your generous heart helped shape the person I am today. Some of my best...Read More »
15 of 26 | Posted by: Maggie #11 - Kendallville, IN
“Maureen & family,
We send our love and sympathies to all of you. Your mother was such a sweet person. I remember during high school seeing her &...Read More »
16 of 26 | Posted by: Maria Miller Barnfield - Glendale, AZ
“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family, Gene.
Connie & Ron Koczor
17 of 26 | Posted by: Ron & Connie Koczor - Huntsville, AL
“Gene, you and your family have my sympathy for your loss. I don't know if you remember me or not but I was your secretary at DCASO starting in 1966....Read More »
18 of 26 | Posted by: Nancy (Dominy) Downing - Preble, IN
“We've read so many beautiful memories of your life here on earth and know that you are sharing those with your Mom and Dad now. Oh, how we wish we...Read More »
19 of 26 | Posted by: Jerry and Linda Vandeveer - IN
“My deepest sympathies to you and your family. May you all find peace in this time of loss.
20 of 26 | Posted by: Clara
“From helping me discover Icee Frreze and Little League baseball in 1975 to affirming my family heritage in 2000, Aunt Joan, you filled in a lot of...Read More »
21 of 26 | Posted by: Joe Peet - Silver Spring, MD
“I used to love to come to the Mount household as a teenager. Everyone was accepted and welcome. If one of the many humans did not greet you before...Read More »
22 of 26 | Posted by: Debbie Wagner - Fort Wayne, IN
“I am so blessed to have had you in my life. I love you so much and will miss you. You will forever be in my prayers. Thank you for always being there...Read More »
23 of 26 | Posted by: Amanda Starks - IN
“I love you Joan. It was wonderful to talk with you last week. It made saying goodbye bearable. I will be talking to you every night in my prayers.
...Read More »
24 of 26 | Posted by: Mary Carol (M C) - Silver Spring, MD
“rest in peace!
26 of 26 | Posted by: sierra - fort wayne, IN - noone
Joan Lahey Mount, 80, passed away Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne. She was born in Oak Park , IL, attended National College of Education in Evanston, IL. She was a charter member of St. Henry Catholic Church, a volunteer for the Red Cross, Right to Life, St. Joseph Hospital and was the Refugee Liaison for Catholic Charities for many years. She enjoyed sewing, arts,crafts, ceramics, playing the piano and all animals especially her dog. Her favorite saying was "I Love People." Surviving are husband, Gene Mount, Sr. of Fort Wayne; children, Gene Jr. of Ft Lauderdale, FL, Kathleen M. Mount Clem of Fort Wayne, Michael (Sharla) of Jacksonville, NC, Alice A. (Terry) Koczor, Mary (Randy) Sroufe, Robert (Marilyn), Jerry (Cami), Patrick, Maureen (Louie) Mespell, Jim, Lien Ritchie, Tony Q. (Mai) Tam, Truong Toung Tin, all of Fort Wayne; 20 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren; sister, Mary Carol Peet of Silver Springs, MD; sister-in-law, Kay Lahey. Joan was preceded in death by her parents, Joseph J. & Georgiana Lahey, daughter, Margaret Helen Mount, granddaughter, Angela Marie Sroufe, brothers, James and David Lahey, son-in-law, Steve Clem. Mass of Christian Burial is 10 am, Monday, March 26, 2012 at St. Henry Catholic Church, 2929 E. Paulding Rd. with calling 1 hour prior. Calling also 2 to 5 & 7 to 9 pm Sunday with rosary at 4:30pm, at D.O. McComb and Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Avenue. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to St. Henry Catholic Church. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.
March 25, 2012
2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home
6301 Fairfield Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46807
Mass of Christian Burial
March 26, 2012
St. Henry Catholic Church
2929 E. Paulding Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46816