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JoAnn LoDuca

1941 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
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JoAnn LoDuca


JoAnn LoDuca born October 12, 1941 in Brooklyn, NY passed away December 13, 2016 from lung cancer in Manahawkin, NJ. Between 1957 and 1968; JoAnn worked in corporate NYC for Goldring Motors Inc and Dun & Bradstreet. She married Harvey S. Bernstein in December 1965 and became a homemaker for 15 years.

JoAnn first came to LBI in 1963 with her mother Jane and fell in love. They purchased a Surf City cottage that day and in 1975 became home for JoAnn and her two children. Wanting to contribute to her community, she served on the Surf City Board of Adjustments.

JoAnn began her real estate career running the front desk at hch Real Estate in Harvey Cedars getting her license in 1982 and the rest is history! She was always the "Go To" person that customers & clients relied upon for a wide range of information. She was a unique no-frills woman with strong values and opinions. Those relationships became friendships that have spanned generations. Member of the Women Counsel of Realtors & Million Dollar Sales Club from 1986 to 2005 and earned the NJ Association of Realtors Lifetime Membership in the Distinguished Sales Club.

The other side of JoAnn was her dedication to the rescue and protection of abandoned/abused animals. She adopted and supported many through the Popcorn Park Zoo Rescue and Southern Ocean County Animal Shelter.

Survived by her daughter Stacy Bernstein, son Scott Bernstein plus a wide-spread family from NJ/NY and California, hch family, and "Mom" to many of Stacy and Scott's friends. Predeceased by her mother Jane and sister Phyllis.

A Memorial gathering will be held on Saturday, January 14, 2017 from 11:30 AM until her Mass at 12:00 PM at St. Francis of Assisi Church, 4700 Long Beach Blvd, and Brant Beach, NJ 08008

A "Celebration of Life" is being planned for mid-May 2017 on LBI.

In lieu of flowers: please consider a donation in her name to any animal shelter of your choice.
Published in Asbury Park Press from Jan. 8 to Jan. 12, 2017
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