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Obituary for Joan (Hess) Eleanor

November 21, 2018


Joan Eleanor (Hess) 82, died on November 21, 2018 in Doylestown, Pennsylvania of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). She was born in Teaneck, New Jersey to the late Franklin Hess Sr. and Edna Hess. Joan Eleanor (Hess) Twomey lived on Cape Cod for 36 years with her late husband Edward Joseph Twomey. Joan and Edward Twomey volunteered for many years with the Cape Irish Children's Program which brought Catholic and Protestant Irish children over from Belfast to Cape Cod for 6 weeks in the summer time so they can learn that people can live together in harmony despite their religious and political differences. Joan worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) for several nursing agencies. Joan had three children the late Edward Patrick Twomey, the late Michael Twomey , and Eileen Twomey Dranetz who survives with her husband Jeffrey Dranetz. Joan also has a granddaughter Rosemary Twomey, daughter of Michael Twomey. Joan had two brothers the late Franklin Hess , Jr. and the late Robert Hess. Memorial Contributions to COPD Foundation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 33134 1-866-731-COPD (2673). Joan Twomey will be buried at Beechwood Cemetery, Centerville, MA. No date has been determined. Email Eileen Dranetz for more information about the funeral service.

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