This page is dedicated to Joanna, a loving mother, a great daughter, a wonderful sister, and a caring aunt. She will be remembered for her sense of humor and her very generous heart.
Born in Washington, DC, Joanne lived her life in Silver Spring, MD. She grew up the younger of two daughters, in a Greek-American household where extended family was ever-present and very important to her as she was very proud of her Greek heritage and devoted to her Greek Orthodox faith. She went to college for journalism, but soon followed her heart (and her smarts) to engineering. She obtained a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and master’s degree at Catholic University in Civil Engineering. She worked in different departments of the Federal government for 30 years. She loved to travel, and was fortunate to do so in her various careers, from Costa Rica to the North Pole.
She became a mother in 1985, and always encouraged her daughter to be whoever she wanted to be and do what would make her happy. They enjoyed going to different events together, whether it was a tea or a play. They also loved playing Scrabble and other board games.
Living with her family, she was always appreciative of her mother taking care of her daughter along with her niece while she worked. Lately after her retirement, Joanne was taking care of her elderly mother. She loved her family and friends dearly, always eager to help anyone whenever she could, from taking her niece to school or helping at her church.
Joanna was dearly loved and will be forever remembered.
Last updated on: 03/10/2010
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