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Joan F. Newman

Obituary for Joan F. Newman

February 22, 1933 - December 4, 2019
Media (formerly Drexel Hill), Pennsylvania | Age 86


Joan F. Newman of Media, and formerly from Drexel Hill, PA passed away surrounded by her loved ones on December 4, 2019 at the age of 86. She was born February 22, 1933 in Philadelphia, PA to the late James & Madelyn (Daly) Finegan.

Joan was predeceased by her son, James Newman. She is survived by her beloved husband of 65 years, Albert, son, Michael (Lisa), daughter Kathy (Carmen) DiMichele, and grandchildren, Christina, Melissa, Matthew, Michael, Nicholas, and Daniel.

Joan enjoyed spending time with her family, summers in North Wildwood, her dogs (Mickey and Minnie), making others smile, lunch with friends, playing the piano, shopping trips, praying the rosary, and volunteering at Saint Mary Magdalen's Prep program. Following years as a classroom teacher, she served Upper Darby School District as a Home and School Visitor and a middle school guidance counselor, and was honored as PA Guidance Counselor of the Year.

Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing on Monday, December 9, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at St. Mary Magdalen Parish on 2400 N. Providence Road, Media, PA 19063. Mass will begin at 11:00 AM followed by interment in Saints Peter & Paul Cemetery, Springfield, PA. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research Foundation

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