Joan D. Hunter, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away to be with her Heavenly Father Monday, March 09, 2015 at her residence. She was born May 14, 1931 to her parents Hazen and Florence (Force) Frantz in Detroit, Michigan. While living in Detroit she participated in many sports activities and then pursued her nursing degree and received her RN degree from Highland Park Hospital. She then Joined the US Navy Reserve, after her marriage to Richard and four children later, they moved to Port Charlotte in 1978, where she worked as an RN at Fawcett Memorial Hospital and volunteered for Tidewell Hospice and was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Port Charlotte.
Survived by her loving family, husband of 51 years of marriage, Richard J. Hunter; three daughters, Holy (Mike) J. Vida, Florence M. Hunter and Kay L. Hunter; a son, James S. Hunter; a brother, Philip (Judy) Frantz; two grandchildren Elizabeth (Nick) and Amanda (Shawn); great granddaughter, Haiden ; two sister in laws, Dianne (Robert) Frantz and Dianne (James) Frantz; many nieces and nephews and friends at Victory Baptist Church. Proceeded in death by her brothers, James and Robert and sisters, Kay and Vivian.
Visitation will be held 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. There will be a visitation 10:00 AM Thursday March 12, 2015 with a Celebration of Joan’s life at 11:00 AM at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Pastor Charles Dietterich will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: ARC of Charlotte County P.O. Box 495021 Port Charlotte, FL. 33949 or Tidewell Hospice Inc. 5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34238
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.