Age 81, of McKees Rocks, passed away peacefully on March 28, 2019, with family by her side. She was the beloved wife of 39 years to the late James Barthurst; loving mother to John (Chris) Barthurst, Jeanine (Jason) Black and the late Janice Barthurst; dear grandmother of Ashlee (Ryan) McIlnay, Christopher Stone, Amanda (Chris) Kennedy and Jaymee Stone; and great-grandmother (GiGi) of Cameron and Meela. Family and friends will be received SUNDAY 6-8 PM and MONDAY 2-4 & 6-8 PM at McDERMOTT FUNERAL HOME, INC., 1225 Chartiers Ave., McKees Rocks, where prayers will be offered TUESDAY, 9:00 AM, followed by Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 am at St. John of God Parish / St. Mary’s Church. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Joanne’s name to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.
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