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Joan Marie Tocci nee Perry left this earth on August 16, 2013 with loved ones by her side. She was born to the late James D. Perry and Ann Perry in Louisville, KY on December 27, 1949. Joan graduated from West Catholic High School in Philadelphia with the class of 1967. She was then married to James W. Colbert( Bill ) and lived in Louisiana with her four children, Joan was employed at Drexel University in Philadelphia where she lived with her children before marrying Richard Tocci and relocating to MD where she lived since 1989. Joan is survived by her husband Richard F. Tocci Sr. of Philadelphia, PA most recently residing in Earlville, MD. She is also survived by her children Michelle Heath, of Elkton; James W. Colbert Jr. (Bill) and his wife Jackie of Florida; Christopher Colbert, and his wife Jean, of Folcroft, Pa; Daniel Colbert Sr. and his wife Beverly, of Elkton, Md; Special caregiver Angie Tocci, of Chesapeake City; Step-children Richard Tocci Jr. of Texas; Edward Tocci of Maryland; Anna Tocci of Maryland; William Tocci and his wife Kerri of Bryan, TX; Numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and six brothers, and three sisters. A private memorial service will be held on August 24, 2013 any donations should be directed towards the national park service which she advocated.

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