Obituary: Joan Marie Lack |

Obituary: Joan Marie Lack

Joan Marie Lack, formerly Joan Sullivan, passed away suddenly on October 16th 2015 in Camino, California. Joan was born in London England June 2nd 1919 to Daisy Gertrude Sullivan and John Alfred Sullivan.

Joan married Herbert Lack June 13th 1940. Herbert was in the Royal Airforce during WWII, leaving Joan and their two children Christopher and Angela in London who luckily survived the bombing of London. When Herbert came home after the war they had another son Geoffrey.

In 1958 Joan and family emigrated to America, where they resided in Oakland California. Joan worked as a consultant and programmer for an insurance investment firm in San Francisco for 12 years, after which she owned and operated children’s wear and maternity shop in Oakland, California.

In 1986 Joan and husband moved to Truckee to be near their daughter and family. Joan enjoyed many years of cruises and traveling with her husband before he passed away in 2009. Joan was 96 years old at the time of her death and she enjoyed a good long happy life.

She leaves behind a son Christopher Lack, daughter Angela Farrant/Brian, son Geoffrey Lack /Rodica. Grandchildren Alan Farrant/Stephanie, Michele Dobbs, Colin Lack, Jennifer Lack, Ryan Lack, Carerra Medeiros, Erica Lack. Great grandchildren Elena Farrant, Liane Farrant, Heather Dobbs,

Ian Dobbs, Eleanor Lack, Katy Lack, Lily Medeiros, and great great grandson William Major.

Celebration of her life was held for family and friends at the home of her son in Camino, CA on Nov. 6th, 2015. She will be missed by all and be in our hearts forever.

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