Graveside Service and Interment.
Joan Isabelle Gilbert, 84, of Punta Gorda, Florida died peacefully on Sunday, October 22, 2023, at Tidewell Hospice in Port Charlotte, Florida.
Joan was born February 3, 1939, in Detroit, Michigan to the late John and Selina (McAteer) Jarvela.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Flounoy Novell Gilbert, Sr., Daughter, Joan Marie Gilbert and son, Flounoy Novell Gilbert, Jr.
She retired after 30 years with the U.S. Postal Service in Lee County. Joan moved with her family to Punta Gorda in 1973 from Fort Myers.
A graduate from Cass Technical in Detroit, Mi., Joan also enjoyed her time volunteering at Baker Elementary and East Elementary, writer, as well as an avid reader, with many favored authors, especially Stephen King, and loved baseball.
Joan is survived by her loving family, two daughters, Selina Kuykendall (Billy) of Punta Gorda, FL and Veronica Williams (Rick) of Valdosta, GA.
Blessed with 11 Grandchildren; Travis (Amy) Kuykendall, Jeremy (Jill) Kuykendall, Casey (Ryan) Kennedy, Jennifer Fortner Crouch; John (Haley) Durrance, Jerica Zullo, Shelina Bittner; Rebecca Allen, Flounoy (Dea-Dee) Gilbert III, Lilli-Ane Gilbert, Skyler Gilbert; 26 Great Grandchildren and 7 Great Great Grandchildren
Graveside services and interment will be held Saturday 10:00 AM December 2, 2023, at Indian Spring Cemetery, Indian Spring Rd., Punta Gorda, Fl 33950.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to St. Jude’s Childrens Hospital which was Near and Dear to her heart. Impact the lives of St. Jude kids – St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org)
Friends may visit online atwww.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Punta Gorda Chapel.