It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Joan
Theresa Picco (nee Maher). Passed peacefully away at
Carbonear General Hospital on September 2, 2019 at the age of
Predeceased by her parents Eileen and John Maher, brother Dan
and sister-in-law Anita Maher.
Joan will be dearly missed and honoured by her husband Greg
of 47 years; her children Darlene (Glenn) and special grandson Nathan,
and Eileen (Lonnie); her step children Rick (Aundrea), and Georgina
(Danny) and grandsons Steven and Christopher, Patsy and grandson
Michael, Marlene and grandchildren Ashley, Joseph and Troy, and Greg
(Tammy) and grandchildren Jacob and Kaity.
She also leaves behind her brothers and sisters to cherish
her memory, Pat, Adrian (Mary), Margaret (Thomas), John (Anne), Edward
(Elaine), and Eileen (Mike). Also mourning her loss are many
nieces, nephews and a large circle of
Our mom, Joan, was an amazingly kind and compassionate
person, who loved to laugh. We always looked forward to her
traditional Newfoundland cooking and baking, which she did so
well. How we will miss the special love she shared with each
and every one of us.
Funeral arrangements entrusted to Maher’s Funeral Home,
Placentia. Visitation to take place on Thursday and Friday
from 2pm to 4pm and 6pm to 9pm. Mass of Christian Burial
will be held on Saturday at 10:30am at Holy Rosary Church in
Freshwater. Interment to follow at the Dermot McGettigan
Memorial Cemetery in Southeast Placentia.
Flowers gratefully accepted or donations can be made to The
Heart and Stroke Foundation.
To the world, she was one, but to us, she was the world. Rest in peace
gentle mother. Until we meet again.
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Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de Joan Picco..
Décès pour la Ville: Placentia, Province: T-N