Joan Droban of Colonia, daughter of the late Ronald and Frances Droban peacefully passed away at her home on Sunday April 12th at the age of 78 years. Born in 1942 in Newark, NJ, then later moved to Colonia with her parents and sister Carol, where Joan resided for over 60 years. Joan was a Senior Service Analyst at Verizon for over 40 years. She was a Union Stewart for Local 827 IBEW in East Windsor, NJ. Joan was a volunteer of the Pioneer Woman's Club for many years helping out at local Soup Kitchens. She was an active supporter of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Joan loved cooking and experimenting with new recipes. She enjoyed socializing with friends and family and making hand-made greeting cards. Joan had a vibrant and positive outlook on life. Joan is survived by her sister Carol Dembinski, son-in-law Kenneth of Jamesburg, NJ, nephew David Dembinski wife Karen, great niece Abigail, great nephew Ethan of Jackson, NJ, nephew Stephen Dembinski, wife Kate, great nephew Matthew of Howell, NJ.
"Aunt Joan, Joan, Joanie" will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by her family and friends.
In Remembrance of Joan, donations can be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
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