In memory of
Joan Groff AGE: 88 • Woodbury Joan Groff, of Colonial Park in Woodbury, New Jersey, passed away on March 31, 2017 at the age of 88. Legacy Joan was a long-time resident of Colonial Park Apts. where she formed close friendships, and enjoyed being of service to her neighbors. Diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in her mid-forties, she spent many years involved with the Arthritis Foundation, and organized the first support group in Gloucester County. Joan was featured in a newspaper article that brought many local residents together to share in their difficult journey. She enjoyed extensive travel throughout the United States and Europe with her beloved sister. All who knew her, however, understood that her greatest joy in life was her family. Joan will be missed by all who knew and loved her. Family Joan is the beloved mother of Joan K. Culbertson (Robert); adoring grandmother to Sundi Culbertson (Ian Goldstein) and Maylin Harter (Ryan); loving great grandmother to Summer, Liam, Nora, and Mila. She was predeceased by her sister Richardette Bell of California, and her brothers Lewis Richards of Philadelphia and Leslie Richards of Hawaii. Celebration of Life Relatives and friends are invited to attend her visitation from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM on Friday, April 21, 2017 in the McGuinness Funeral Home, 34 Hunter Street, Woodbury, NJ 08096. A Celebration of Life will follow at 12:00 PM. Interment Eglington Cemetery, Clarksboro. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation of America 555 Route 1 South Suite 220, Iselin, New Jersey 08830 www.arthritis.org . share the memories … share love … ShareLife® at www.mcgfuneral.com
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