Joan Arlene Wilson, formerly of Garden City, passed away Jan. 17 at age 77.
Joan Arlene Wilson of Hackettstown, NJ, formerly of Garden City, passed away Jan. 17, 2013
at the age of 77.
Born in Mineola, NY to Edward and Theresa Karsch, Wilson worked for Bell Atlantic after graduating from Sewanhaka High School
took a leave to stay home with her four children and re-entered the work
force working for the Garden City Public School District, first in
their administrative department and then at Straford Avenue School
, as a secretary.
A career change led her to Verizon where she worked as an operator
until her retirement. She was an avid gardener and enjoyed various
She is survived by her beloved children Karen Stadtlander (Tom),
William (Kathleen), Bonnie Martin (Bill) and Deborah Putnam (Matt) and
10 loving grandchildren. She is also survived by her siblings Edward,
Robert and Dorothy Pedersn.
A wake was held at the Hugh M. Moriarty Funeral Home in Montclair NJ
on Sunday followed by a prayer
service.Story by Patch staff
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