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Joan Ann Wakeham

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Joan Ann Wakeham

AGE: 72 • Hazlet

Joan Ann Wakeham, 72, of Hazlet, passed away peacefully on January 4, 2017 at Bayshore Community Hospital. She was born in Staten Island, NY before moving to Middletown, NJ where she resided for almost 30 years. Joan Ann worked as a secretary for the Wall Street Journal prior to becoming a homemaker. She was a member of Immanuel Union Church Staten Island and then a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Middletown for many years. She enjoyed singing in the church choir, loved going to the beach with her children and friends, gardening, and coloring. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend who was loved by so many and will be missed dearly.

Joan Ann is predeceased by her husband, Thomas. She is survived by her daughter, Jeannie Wakeham; a son, Thomas Wakeham and his wife Monica; 3 grandchildren, Sebastian, Alexander, and Zack; a brother, George Neubert and his wife Vicki; and many nieces and nephews.

Friends and family are invited to gather on Sunday, January 8, 2017 from 3PM-7PM at the Waitt Funeral Home, 501 Highway 79, Morganville, NJ 07751. A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 9, 2017 at 10AM at the Waitt Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Alpine Cemetery, Perth Amboy, NJ. To post an online condolence to the family, share a photo, or to visit our sympathy store, please visit our website at
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 7, 2017
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