Joan M. KMIECK (nee McManamon). Passed away peacefully surrounded by her family at the age of 94.  She was the beloved wife of 68 years to Dr. John Kmieck. Joan was a loving mother who raised six children; Pete (Marie), Connie Gleason (Mike), Jack (Terri), Ken, Denise and Matt (Carolyn).  Devoted grandmother to Chris, Pat, Kathleen, Jeff, Regan, Kevin, Alexis and Peter. Sister of Eileen Bryce (deceased) and Rosemary Bennett.  Joan enjoyed tennis, travel, a good laugh and most importantly her family. She could always find the bright spot on a dark day.  Her devotion to God was evident in everything she did.

Mass of Catholic Burial will be held at St. Bridget of Kildare Parish, Parma, November 27, 2019 at 11:00.  Private Burial service at Holy Cross Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of the Western Reserve, 22730 Fairview Center Rd, Fairview Park, 44126. To offer condolences visit


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  1. Don & MaryLOU RICHMOND (POERKE) on November 22nd, 2019 7:46 am

    Dear Children of Dr.Kmieck and his Wife Joan:

    I was so sorry to say good bye to Dr.Kmieck and his wife to follow so close after his death. I am sure all the children know who I am, as I worked with Dr.Kmieck for many years. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of the family and may they both rest in peace together.
    All our love and prayers.

  2. Don & MaryLOU Richmond (Mary Lou Spoerke) on November 22nd, 2019 7:50 am

    Dearest family of Dr.Kmieck and his wife Joan:
    Our deepest sympathy on the lost of your mom, but now Dr.Kmieck and Joan can be together. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    The family was all aware of me and I watched all the children grow up.and Dr.Kmieck was a real gem to work for. Again, our deepest sympathy

    Don and Mary Lou Richmond (Spoerke
    70 King Arthur Drive
    Nokomis Florida 34275

  3. Cindy Hasson Esdinsky on November 24th, 2019 4:30 pm


    My deepest and heartfelt sympathy on the death of your Mom and not too long ago your Dad. Now they are together in Heaven celebrating Thanksgiving .

    Years have passed since our days in grade school and Nazareth Academy, and we are coming full circle .

    Know you and your family have my prayers.

    Fondly, Cindy Hasson Esdinsky

  4. Sharon Catanzarite Kilbane on November 24th, 2019 10:36 pm

    Dear Denise, So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing! I haven’t seen you in years but heard your mom passed and wanted to send my sympathy’s. Contact me I would love to see you!
    God Bless Sharon

  5. Bob & Kathy Doyle on November 26th, 2019 5:05 pm

    We’re so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. She and your dad are together again and at peace. May you find peace during this difficult time as well. God bless.

  6. Joan on December 4th, 2019 5:23 pm


    We will always remember her as a caring and loving. Prayers are with you through the seasons

  7. Joan M. Flemming kowal on December 4th, 2019 5:53 pm


    Prayers are with you through all seasons

    Little sister. Joan Flemming

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