Joan Marie Schwint (nee Latin) of Brittany Manor, Hackettstown, NJ died on October 13, 2021 at the age of 89. Joan was a long-time resident of Yonkers, NY and parishioner of St. John the Baptist Church, where she served as a member of the Rosary Altar Society. Joan was born in Kingston, PA and moved to Yonkers at age 4. She was a graduate of St. Peter’s School, Nathaniel Hawthorn Middle School and Commerce High School.
Joan worked at Royal Typewriter in NYC, where she met her husband Jack. After raising a family of four, Joan went back to work at AT&T in White Plains, NY and at Lucent Technologies in New Jersey.
Joan is survived by her 4 children - John, Kevin, Jeffrey and Mary Joan McKiernan; 6 grandchildren – Kristin Weber, Johnny, Ryan McKiernan, Lauryn, Kelly and Allyson; and 3 great-grandchildren – Caroline and Luke Weber, and James McKiernan. Joan is also survived by her sister Dolores Klausmann of Cranbury, NJ. Joan was predeceased by her devoted husband of 40 years, Jack, a veteran of WWII, and her brother John Latin of San Dimas, CA.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the National MS Society:
National MS Society
PO Box #91891
Washington, D.C. 20090
The family will be present on Sunday, October 17, 2021 from 3-7 PM at Ruggiero & Sons, Inc., Funeral Home, 732 Yonkers Avenue- Yonkers, New York 10704 (914) 375-1400 www.FRSWFH.com. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday, October 18, 2021 - 10 AM at Saint Casimir's Church- 239 Nepperhan Avenue- Yonkers, New York 10701. Private Interment will take place at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
Our facility at 732 Yonkers Avenue is independently owned & operated by Richard & Michael Ruggiero. This location is staffed by Michael, Eileen, Michelle & Andrew Ruggiero and Jessica Martins. At this time, this is the only facility owned and operated by the Ruggiero family