Joan Garland

Joan Unis Garland

Monday, November 2nd, 1931 - Thursday, April 30th, 2020
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Joan Gabriela Marie Unis Garland, age 88, of Delran, NJ passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2020.

Mrs. Garland was born in Hazelton, PA, grew up and started a family in Baltimore, MD, and lived with her family in Brook Park, OH before relocating to Delran. Joan served as the head of the bereavement committee at Holy Name Parish in Delran for many years.

Joan was predeceased by her husband of 47 years, Leo Francis; her parents Gabriel and Adeline Unis; her sister Kathryn and brother-in-law Roman Dudek; her sister-in-law Rose Burke, and her nephew Paul Dudek. She is survived by her children; Patrick Garland (Joyce), Kathleen Garland-Breisacher (Christian), Michael Garland (Stacy), Christopher Garland (Jake Schoolmeesters); her grandchildren; Lauren Dustman (Kyle Jacob), Jennifer Garland (Tiffany Hughes), Ryan Garland (Danielle North), Shane Garland (Hannah Carroll), Alicia Garland (Emin Gunaydin), Dave Breisacher (Bethany) and Shawn Breisacher (Jen); her great-grandchildren, Molly Garland, Zachary Breisacher, Carson Breisacher and Alex Breisacher; her brother-in-law Tom Burke, and her nieces and nephews, Millie Book (Ed), Judi Dudek, Leticia Dudek, Joe Dudek (Michelle), Joanne Burke, Christy Haddox, and Kathy Kessler (Scott).

The family would like to thank the incredible and selfless staff at Brightview Assisted Living in Mt. Laurel, NJ for the amazing care they provided to Mrs. Garland over the past several years, and for providing her with her glass of wine every happy hour.

Out of concern for public health during the current pandemic, funeral services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Joan’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or to The Catholic High School of Baltimore Maryland at
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Christopher Garland

Posted at 01:57pm
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Kathy Garland Breisacher Posted at 06:58pm

She was a pistol!

Kathy Kessler

Posted at 07:18pm
I will cherish my visits to Jersey to see Aunt Joan , Uncle Leo and family over the years, she was an amazing cook, and always made us feel special, may perpetual light shine upon her soul for eternity with her husband Leo and predeceased family members, all our love to the children. ❤🙏

Kathy Garland Breisacher Posted at 06:58pm

Love you 😢💔

Christy Haddox

Posted at 07:05pm
Aunt Joan was smart, beautiful,strong, kind and generous. She made us feel welcome and loved. We were never able to leave her home hungry, the food was delicious and plentiful. I always had great respect for Aunt Joan and looked up to her. She was classy and compassionate. She never complained while raising those four wild children, and she was blessed when they became successful,brilliant,kind souls:a reflection of her and her husband Leo. Her beautiful soul has joined her husband and sister in law and many others in heaven raising heckthere. Peace and love Aunt Joan and cousins, Christy.

Kathy Garland Breisacher Posted at 06:57pm

I love you cuz 💔😢

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