Joan R. Finn

Joan R. Finn

FINN: Joan R. Finn. On Tuesday evening, April 20, 2021, Joan R. Finn, formerly of Pittsburgh and residing in Philadelphia, passed away peacefully at the age of 85. Devoted daughter of the late Faye and Thomas Berlinsky. Joan was predeceased by her husband, Jerome M. Finn, the love of her life, and they made a beautiful couple together. Also predeceased by her beloved daughter, Melissa ( Missy) Finn. Joan is survived by her loving son, David S. Finn, and his wife, Laurie Finn, and their three boys, Tyler, Matthew and Kevin, who were her joy. Joan is also survived by a daughter, Sandi Samuels and her children, Danny Gribbin and Mark Samuels, Jr.
Joan made friends wherever she went and people were drawn to her vivacious spirit and loving and generous nature. She had a ready smile and twinkle in her eye, which never diminished despite an early onset of Alzheimer’s. During these past number of years, Joan was so fortunate to have the extraordinary love and devoted care of Shay and Ebony, whom she called her “bubbalas”. Graveside services and interment for family and friends at Mt. Lebanon Cemetery/ Beth El Section at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Research, Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222 or to a charity of your choice. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc., family owned and operated. PJC

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