Joan A. Crawford
Joan A. Crawford
  • June 23, 1935 - November 18, 2017
  • Merritt Island, Florida

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Joan Ann Grissette was born June 23, 1935 Englewood N.J. to Elvin and Ann Grissette. At 82, she went home to heaven Nov. 18 surrounded by her family.

A private service was held for immediate family members. Joannie to friends, Kiki to family, is survived by her son John his daughter Samantha, her daughter Marilyn and son in law Pete their children Peter, Jonathan and Christa and her son Tom and daughter in law Janelle and their children Thomas and Emma. She grew up in Honolulu Hawaii and Caracas Venezuela while her father worked for General Motors. In school she was a backstroke swimmer, golfer and tennis player and later loved to sail and snow ski.

While raising her children in Rockledge, she was president of the Junior Service league and volunteered as a pink lady at the hospital. She was an avid bridge player and loved her many friends. She worked part time in real estate and owned an antique store. Over the years she had a cabin and loved to visit North Carolina, grew tomatoes, baked pies and had open door policy to family and friends. Her pride and joy was her close knit family.

Heartfelt appreciation to the loving people at Farrington House. She will be dearly missed but thank you Jesus, we will be reunited. Merry Christmas Kiki!