Joan Kathleen Irving, 76, passed away peacefully in her home with her family by her side on October 10, 2020. Born in Chicago, IL on June 2, 1944 to Norbert Bruozis and Bernice Gintautas, she graduated from Jones Commercial High School in 1962 and moved to San Francisco, CA soon after.
After working at Scott Electric in San Francisco, she married Robert Irving in 1975 and moved to Grants Pass, OR where they raised her son, Kevin. After Kevin joined the Navy in 1986, she moved to Tigard, where she stayed for the next 26 years working for Poorman/Douglas and Mercy Corps International. In 2012 she moved to Williamsburg, VA to be closer to her family.
Joan loved her family, her cat Oscar, crossword and jigsaw puzzles, along with crime dramas on TV and going to church. Her most beloved figure in the Bible was the Virgin Mary.
Joan is survived by: her son, Kevin and his wife of 32 years, Claudia; grandsons, Kevin, Jr. and Andrew; great-granddaughter, Violet Irving; sister, Geraldine Green; niece, Lori Mathis and nephews, Louie and Jimmy Green.
Funeral Mass will be held at St. Bede Catholic Church, Tuesday morning, October 20, 2020 at 9am at 3686 Ironbound Rd, Williamsburg, VA 23188.