Forbes, Joan Desmond, age 88, on Monday, March 12, 2018.
Born in Paterson, NJ, Joan remained a lifelong resident of Paterson before moving to Nashville three years ago. A parishioner of St. Therese’s R.C. Church in Paterson, Joan had worked at the Board of Health in Paterson before becoming a homemaker. Joan was the beloved wife of the late William Frances Forbes(2000). Loving mother of MaryAnn Harris and her husband, Jim of Nashville, TN and Bill Forbes and his wife, Brooke of Mt. Pleasant, SC. Grandmother of Katie and Jack Harris.
Funeral will be departing at 9:15am on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from the Browning-Forshay Funeral Home, 557 Lafayette Avenue, Hawthorne for a 9:30am funeral mass at St. Anthony’s R.C. Church, Hawthorne. Interment will follow at the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa. Friends may visit with the family from 8:00am-9:00am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to National Osteoporosis Foundation https://my.nof.org/donate