Age 73 Passed away December 17, 2012 Longtime St. Paul resident and 50 year member of St. Mark's Catholic Church. 21 Year employee with Aspen Medical Group as an LPN. Preceded in death by her husband Bill; parents Margaret and Steve and Sisters Mary & Rita. Survived by son Dan (Ronda); grandchildren Meghan (John) Huss, Greg (Jacque Gulbrandson) & Sam; siblings Lenny, Morrie (Gail), Grace, Pat, Al (Caroline), Fran, Maureen, Mike (Jan); in-laws John, Fran & Marg (Steve) and many nieces and nephews. Joan's greatest joy was being a grandma. A special thank you to her friend Geri Lerb, Dr. Shannon Doyle and the caregivers at United Hospital and New Harmony Care Center . Visitation 4-8 PM, Friday, December 21, at O'Halloran & Murphy Funeral Home (575 S. Snelling Ave, St. Paul 651/698-0796) Mass of Christian Burial 10 AM, Saturday, December 22 at Holy Spirit Catholic Church (512 S. Albert St, St. Paul) Interment at Ft. Snelling National Cemetery, Monday, December 24.