Obituary for Joan Hancock Forget Joan Hancock Forget, 88, of Fort Pierce peacefully passed away on December 17, 2018. She was surrounded by her family, including Louis Forget, her husband of 69 years. Born in London on November 14, 1930, Joan grew up in Newcastle-on-Tyne and was evacuated at the age of 9 to Heversham during World War II. Joan moved to Florida with her family in 1948 when she was 18 years old. She and Louis met on a date arranged by a friend when Louis was home on Christmas break while attending the University of Florida. It was the beginning of a lifelong love for the two, who married the following November 24, 1949. They enjoyed attending mass, traveling, watching Gator football games, and being with their three children. Joan was beloved by all who knew her because she was quietly gracious and kind to everyone. Her grandchildren enjoyed attending Nana’s tea parties and hearing stories of her childhood in England. In addition to her husband, Joan is survived by sons, Louis, Jr. (Gayle) and Phillip (Melanie); daughter, Susan Forget Cassens (Steve) all of Fort Pierce; and her sister, Barbara Rigby of Castlecombe, England. Louis and Joan were blessed with eight grandchildren – Louis Courtney Forget (Mandy), Heather Forget, Christopher Cassens, Brad Forget, Brent Forget (Christina), Michael Cassens (Ashley), Anna Forget Babcock (Bryce), and Scott Cassens. They also have five great-grandchildren, including Preston Forget, Oliver Forget, Dane Babcock, Olivia Forget, and Merritt Cassens. Joan is predeceased by her mother, Nancy Hutchinson, father, William Hancock, and stepfather, Sid Hutchinson. She was a charter member of St. Mark’s the Evangelist Catholic Church and was a longtime member of the Transatlantic Bride and Parents Association (TBPA). In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Joan’s memory to St. Anastasia Catholic School, 401 S. 33rd St., FP, FL 34947 or John Carroll High School, 3402 Delaware Ave., FP, FL 34947. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 21st from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. with a Wake Service at 6:00 p.m. at Haisley Funeral Home, Fort Pierce. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, December 22nd at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church,1924 Zephyr Avenue in Fort Pierce. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Park. To send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Joan Hancock Forget please visit our Sympathy Store. Upcoming Events Visitation DEC 21. 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Haisley Funeral and Cremation Service 3015 Okeechobee Road Fort Pierce, FL, US, 34947 firstname.lastname@example.org www.haisleyfuneralhome.com Order Flowers for the Visitation Guaranteed delivery before Joan’s Visitation begins. Wake Sevice DEC 21. 6:00 PM Haisley Funeral and Cremation Service 3015 Okeechobee Road Fort Pierce, FL, US, 34947 email@example.com www.haisleyfuneralhome.com Order Flowers for the Wake Sevice Guaranteed delivery before Joan’s Wake Sevice begins. Mass of Christian Burial DEC 22. 10:00 AM Saint Mark The Evangelist Catholic Church 1924 Zephyr Avenue Fort Pierce, FL, US, 34982 Order Flowers for the Mass of Christian Burial Guaranteed delivery before Joan’s Mass of Christian Burial begins. Cemetery Details Riverview Memorial Park Cemetery 1109 North US Highway 1 Fort Pierce, FL, 34950 © Stadia Maps, © OpenMapTiles © OpenStreetMap Get Driving Directions
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Joan Hancock Forget November 14 1930 December 17 2018.
Death notice for the town of: Fort Pierce, state: Florida