OCRF & Ovarian Cancer National Alliance are now one strong, united, inspiring voice!
Ovarian Cancer Research Fund (OCRF) and the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance (OCNA) have led the way in advocacy, research and support for patients and their families for over 22 years. As of January 2016, we are pleased to announce we are joining together to form Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA), the largest global organization dedicated to advancing ovarian cancer research while supporting women and their families. Read the exciting news!


Survivor Stories / Tributes

Joanne Heidelman

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This tribute was created in honor of our loving wife, mother and grandmother who lost her battle with ovarian cancer on July 11, 2010.

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Joanne was such a wonderful person whom we all will miss so very much. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, her four children, her nine grandchildren, and her one great granddaughter, who was born just nine days before her passing. Our lives will be forever changed without her. We have all been so very blessed to have shared in her special life. We love you.
Joann Catherine (Sarno) Heidelman
Nov. 29, 1935-July 11, 2010

Last updated on: 07/16/2010


I love you mom; you’ll forever be in my heart.

Donna Bishop – 07/16/2010

Happy 76th Birthday Oma!

Kaitlyn Bishop – 11/30/2011

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