December 04, 1953 - July 03, 2016
Age 62, of New Sewickley Township, PA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 3, 2016, surrounded by her loving family. Born on December 4, 1953, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of the late Libera J. (Libby Bianco) and William G. West. Joan was the loving mother of Rachel Kresge (Jeff), Michele Chrostowski (Jeff), and Jennifer Rae (Kevin); proud grandmother of Riley, Keagan, Ian, Sean, Luka, Madeleine and Josie; beloved sister of William G. West, Jr. (Bernadette) and Robert L. West (Margaret); also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Family and friends will be received Friday, July 8, 2016, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME OF CRANBERRY, 2678 Rochester Rd. (724) 772-8800, where a Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. Joan was deeply devoted to her family. Her three daughters and seven grandchildren were her pride and joy. She was extremely considerate and compassionate to all living things. In turn, she was deeply loved by all who knew her. Her dedication, gentle and selfless nature, companionship, courage and infectious smile will be sorely missed, but forever remembered. In lieu of flowers, please remember Joan with a smile, and please consider a donation in her memory to the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation at www.curemeso.org. Click on Donate – Tribute Wall.