KEYES--Joan Ross (nee Rafter), author of educational materials and teacher in the Port Washington Public Schools, age 89, of Sands Point, on August 23, 2013. Beloved wife of the late William. Loving mother of William, Peter, Dion, and Kenzie. Adored grandmother of eight grandchildren and great-grandmother of four great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial, Tuesday, 10am at Our Lady of Fatima RC Church, 6 Cottonwood Rd., Port Washington. Interment Nassau Knolls Cemetery.
Published in New York Times on Aug. 26, 2013.