At the Sault Area Hospital on Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

Loving wife of Joe. Devoted mother of JoAnne Hosack (Sam) and Joey D’Addetta. Nana to the loves of her life Nate and Maya. Cherished sister of Andy Poeta (Janet) and predeceased by brothers Tony Poeta (Marg) and Peter Poeta. Dear sister-in-law to Frank D’Addetta (Rosina) and Lucy Paliani (late Tony). Loving aunt of many nieces and nephews. They all had a special place in her heart.

Joan was a devoted elementary teacher for 35 years with the HSCDSB and had an exceptional love for her years spent teaching kindergarten and grade 1.

Friends are invited to a Celebration of Life Mass at St. Gerard Majella on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 11 am. Rev. Alex Saurianthadathil officiating. A reception will follow at Marconi Club.

Memorial contributions (payable by cheque) to ARCH, Sick Children’s Hospital, SAH Cancer Care Fund or to St. Gerard Majella Church Building Fund would be appreciated.

A special thank you to our close friends and the members of her two social groups for their support, understanding and love during the past years.

Arrangements entrusted to the Arthur Funeral Home – Barton & Kiteley Chapel (492 Wellington St. East 705-759-2522). Please visit Arthur Funeral Home website obituaries to leave memories and condolences as a keepsake for the family.