Joan V. Sierchio, 80, passed away peacefully at her home Monday evening in Sonata Bay in Bayville, NJ. She was surrounded by her family at her bedside.
Joan was born in Newark, NJ on December 03, 1941 where she remained until she married and relocated to Toms River, NJ to raise her 3 sons.
Joan later earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting at Stockton University.
Joan was Comptroller for 20 years at Jenkinson’s in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ and considered her office at Jenkinson’s her second home. She cherished her work life and the people she worked with, as well as enjoying the challenge work provided her.
Joan loved the beach long before her employment with Jenkinson’s. She often took her children to the beach throughout their childhood and continued to be a frequent beach lover during her long life. Joan could often be found walking the boardwalk on her lunch breaks, enjoying the amusements, aquarium, and fireworks with her grandchildren, and reading a book on the beach on her days off.
Throughout her life, Joan enjoyed participating in community theatre and traveling to destinations near and far with friends and family. During her retirement, she could be found volunteering at the local food pantry, was an active member of numerous clubs within her community, enjoyed movies and dinners with friends, afternoons spent playing mahjong, cards, and bocce ball, as well as spending much of her time with her grandchildren and family.
Joan was a parishioner of St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church in Bayville, NJ.
Joan is predeceased by her mother, Sylvia Jacobitti, her father, Arthur Jacobitti, and her sister, Diane Ezell.
Surviving are, her son, Anthony Sierchio and his finance Athena D'Angelo of Toms River, her son, Donato Sierchio and his wife, Michelle Sierchio of Forked River, and her son, Christopher Sierchio of Toms River; her four grandchildren, Isabella, Donato, Mateo and Avi; her brother Arthur Jacobitti and his wife Penny of Georgetown, TX.
The arrangements are under the direction of the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals 706 Rt. 9 Bayville, NJ. Committal will be private. A Memorial Mass will be offered on Friday January 7, 2022 at 11am at St. Barnabas RC Church in Bayville, NJ. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com.