Joan Marie Long passed away June 10, 2019 at Suncoast Hospice in Palm Harbor with her beloved family by her side. Ms. Long was born in Bangor, ME and retired after twenty five years of service to the Pinellas County School System. She was Jayceette of the year in 1962 and a devoted team Mom for her kids activities. She enjoyed Mahjong with friends and any activity with her family that she held so dear to her heart.
She is survived by her sons Rob and John Van Tassel, daughter Lu Ann Diaz, granddaughters Kristen, Stephanie, Tara and Samantha and great granddaughters Emma, Ryla, Melody and Mila.
She was preceded in death by her Mother Ella (Nina), brothers Ralph and Jimmie and sisters Helen and Florence.
The family will have a private celebration and asks that in lieu of flowers, donations in her name be made to Suncoast Hospice.