Joan Marie Bennett
Joan Marie Bennett
  • February 7, 1928 - January 25, 2017
  • Atlantis, Florida

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Joan M. Bennett nee Marquard born February 7, 1928 in Cleveland, OH. Daughter of Wilfred and Dorothy Marquard. She was a graduate of St. Joseph Academy, Cleveland, Ohio Class of 1946. Joan is survived by: her beloved husband of 66 years, married May 20, 1950, Allan F. Bennett; brothers and sisters, Leo (wife, Diane), Lois Vysoky (husband, Lee), and Wilfred "Bill" (wife, Julie); sons and daughters, Richard (wife, Kathleen), Brian (wife, Cathleen), Barbara Corcoran (husband, Thomas), Carol, and Gregory (wife, Holly); grandchildren, Michael, Laura Shiner (husband, John), Katelyn Lynch (husband, Sean), Megan, Colleen Krawczak (husband, Joseph), Zachary Corcoran, Jordan and Jacob; great-granddaughter, Evelyn; sisters-in-law, Kathy and Betty Marquard. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Robert and James; sister, Claire; and sister-in-law, Mary Ann. Joan was the Corporate Secretary of Columbia Building Products Co. for over 50 years. An active member and Eucharistic Minister at St. Angela Merici Church, Fairview Park, Ohio and was also a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church, Lantana, FL. A very competitive golfer as a member of both Avon Oaks Country Club (Avon, Ohio) and Atlantis Golf Club (Florida). She won several championships at both clubs over the years. She devoted her spare time to her family and playing bridge, often three times a week. She enjoyed sports and was a life-long Cleveland Indians fan. A loyal friend to many and a loving mother and grandmother. She lived in Atlantis, FL as a snowbird since 1976 and permanently since 2013. A Funeral Mass will be held at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 1000 Lantana Rd., Lantana, FL at 12:00 noon on Saturday, January 28, 2017. Reception for family and friends will follow at Atlantis Golf Club.