Joan Brenner 81, of Avalon NJ, formerly of Berwyn PA, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Monday October 29th. Joan was born to Sydney & Francis Van Dusen and raised in Narberth, PA. Joan graduated Lower Merion high school in 1949. She went on to achieve an associate degree in English at Harcum College. Joan was an accomplished horticulturalist & member of the garden club of Avalon; she also devoted much time to St. John's By The Sea Episcopal Church as a trustee. Joan was a loving Wife, Mother and Grandmother and enjoyed spending time with her family & friends. She is survived by her husband Ralph W. Brenner, Esq. of 58 years, her children, Ellen (Richard Schell), Fritz (Andrea), John (Donna), & Andrew (Kimberly); & her ten grandchildren and Sister, Suzy Alley. Visitation will held Sat. at 9:30 am at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church 212 W. Lancaster Ave. Paoli, PA 19301, followed by a Funeral Service at 11:00 am, burial will follow immediately in the Church Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers please send donations to St. John's By the Sea Episcopal Church, 25th and Avalon Avenues, Avalon, NJ 08202. D'Anjolell Memorial Home
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Published in Main Line Media News on Nov. 7, 2012