Passed away peacefully, at age 77, on March 1, 2014 Joan was a beloved wife of Harry Sweeney who proposed on the first date, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. Joan was a strong woman that was able to live in many countries and states both near and far like Taiwan, Germany, Nebraska, Texas and Arizona with her husband and five boys. She was a dedicated stay at home Mom that loved her children and was kind to all. She is survived by her loving husband Harry of 59 years, sons Harry, Kevin (wife Bobbi), Eric (wife Jenny), Kurt and Sean (Wife Leigh Ann), 9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Joan was the youngest of three children of Gordon and Regina Lewis. Joan was raised in Gloucester, NJ, traveled abroad and back to the states until 1994 when she and her husband moved to Arizona. Joan will be greatly missed by all that have had the opportunity to know her. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 5th at 1:00 P.M. followed by the Funeral Service at 3:00 P.M. at Messinger Pinnacle Peak Mortuary, 8555 East Pinnacle Peak Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85255. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Desert Oasis Hospice who helped care for Joan in her final days.