Joan  Kane

Obituary of Joan Susan (Zwijacz) Kane

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Mrs. Joan Susan (Zwijacz) Kane, 68, a resident of the Presbyterian Home for CNY, New Hartford, formerly of Yorkville, entered into the loving arms of the Lord, on Friday, August 27, 2021 with her loving sisters (in-laws) by her side. Joan was born in Utica, on December 28, 1952, the daughter of John and Jessie Zwijacz. She was raised in NY Mills, was a graduate of NY Mills High School and earned her associates degree from Herkimer County Community College. On August 18, 1973, Joan was united in marriage with William J. Kane at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Whitesboro. In her younger years, Joan was an avid golfer. She was a gifted seamstress, enjoyed word puzzles, painting and truly loved animals. Joan was full of love and laughter and was always the first to help out anyone in need. Joan and her husband, Bill were faithful NY Yankee fans, who never missed watching a game together, both at their home in Yorkville and at the Presbyterian Home. Mrs. Kane is survived by her loving Husband, William; four sisters-in-law, Mary Kane of Whitesboro, Kathleen Kane of Whitesboro, Suzanne (Henry) Ng of CA and Aggie (William, Jr.) Barry of NY Mills; two brothers-in-law, Dr. Robert (Susan) Kane of PA and John Kane of CA; her cherished nieces and nephews, John (Kimberly) Zwijacz, Amanda Kane Baxter, Elizabeth Kane (Benjamin) McGarry, William (Veronica, Esq) Barry, II, Esq, Jillian Ng (Eric) Meisenbach, Maureen Barry, Esq, Danika Ng, Connor Ng, and Kathleen Ng and adored great nieces and nephews, Jaden and Emma Zwijacz and Addison, Colleen, William, IV and Patrick Barry. She was predeceased by her parents, John and Jessie and in-laws, John and Agnes Kane. Mrs. Kane’s funeral will be held on Saturday 4, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Joseph & St. Patrick Church Utica, where her Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated. Her Rite of Committal and burial will be in St. Stanislaus and Casimir Cemetery in Whitesboro. Visitation for family and friends is Saturday, September 4th from 9:30-10:30 at the Heintz Funeral Home, 1517 Whitesboro St., Utica. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Anita’s Stevens-Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St., Utica, NY 13502, Mother Marianne’s West Side Kitchen, 702 Columbia St., Utica, NY 13502 or the Presbyterian Home, 4290 Middle Settlement Rd., New Hartford, NY 13413 in Joan’s memory. Joan’s family extends their heartfelt gratitude to the staff of the Presbyterian Home, especially, Deb Dermady, Jennifer Beclore, Becky Covel and Jess, for the loving care you provided to Joan. A special thank you to William, Sr. and Mary Lou Barry for the many years of friendship you shared with Joan and William. Joan’s husband, Bill would like to thank his sisters, for their years of love and tender care shown to my beloved wife.
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Saturday
4
September

Visitation

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Heintz Funeral Service Inc. - Whitesboro Street
1517 Whitesboro Street
Utica, New York, United States
315-797-5550
Saturday
4
September

Funeral Mass of Christian Burial

11:00 am
Saturday, September 4, 2021
St. Joseph & St. Patrick Church
702 Columbia St.
Utica, New York, United States

Interment

St. Stanislaus & St. Casimir Cemetery
Wood Rd.
Whitesboro, New York, United States

Memorial Donations

In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to Anita’s Stevens-Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio St., Utica, NY 13502, Mother Marianne’s West Side Kitchen, 702 Columbia St., Utica, NY 13502 or the Presbyterian Home, 4290 Middle Settlement Rd., New Hartford, NY 13413
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