Joan Merrick

Obituary of Joan Merrick

Joan V. Merrick

(nee Sienko)

Age 74. At rest Saturday, August 20, 2016 at home with her family by her side. Born February 14, 1942 in Jersey City, NJ. The daughter of the late Edward and Wanda (Jeznacky) Sienko. Resident of Morris since 2002, formerly of Southern California. A retired registered nurse with a Masters Degree in Hospital Administration. Formerly employed by the Grundy County Home and Walnut Grove Nursing Home. Member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Auxiliary. Joan was devoted to her family.

Survived by her loving husband of 56 years, Robert F. Merrick of Morris; one son, Thomas (Teresa) Merrick of San Diego, CA; four grandchildren, Katie (Brandon) Stewart of Morris, Megan, Robert and Zoe Merrick all of San Diego and her family on the east coast.

Preceded by her daughter, Laurie Kemble (2010).

A memorial reception for Joan V. Merrick will be Sunday, September 4, 2016 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the South 20 Club, 224 Liberty Street, Morris. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Joliet Area Community Hospice would be appreciated. For information (815) 942-5040.