Joan Marie Friedman, 79, Sunset Beach, NC, formerly of Forty Fort, PA died March 22, 2020.
Born in Wilkes-Barre, PA on August 6, 1940, the daughter of the late Jon Lesser and Victoria Masiell Lesser.
She attended West Side Central Catholic High School and graduated from Bishop High School, and later studied at Misericordi University, and later taught in the Lakewood, NJ school system for 30 plus years.
Surviving are her husband, Martin E. Friedman; sons, Eric Friedman (Ann Marie), Jersey City, NJ, Kurt Friedman (partner, Glen), Sunset Beach, NC, Todd Friedman (Tracy), Point Pleasant, NJ, and Jon Friedman (Christine); brother, John Lesser (Carol), Gorham, ME; grandchildren, Carly, Evan, Jon, Austin, Megan, Noah, Tori, Ty, Aiden, and Taylor.
Due to the present health concerns, public services will be announced at a later date.
The family request memorials be directed to SECU Hospice LifeCare “Brunswick House”, 1414 Physician’s Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401.
Online condolences may be made at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte