WILMINGTON - Joan Eileen Roberts Ahern, 78, of Wilmington, formerly of Emerald Isle passed away Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010.
Joan was born in Camden, N.J., Sept. 11, 1931. Her parents were James Roberts and Margaret Rabig Roberts. She was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and a member of Emerald Isle Garden Club.
Joan is survived by her husband of 54 years, Eugene R. Ahern; three children, Keith James Ahern and his wife, Jean of Paducah, Ky., Mary Patricia Ahern of Wilmington and Kevin E. Ahern of Newport; and two grandchildren, Keith Ahern Jr., and Sarah Elizabeth Ahern of Paducah, Ky.
Private services will be held at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Care Center, 1406 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401.
Arrangements are by Andrews Mortuary, Market Street Chapel.