Joan Hatfield Horanski, 80, of Charlotte died from ovarian cancer on December 27, 2017 surrounded by her children. She was born on January 28, 1937 in Youngtown, OH to the late Robert and Mary Hatfield.
She is preceded in death by daughters, Cheryl Horanski Walker and Diane Horanski Merrigan; sister, Marilyn Pesta; and former husband, Gus Horanski. Survivors include her son Robert Hanson of California; daughters, Kathy Coffey and husband Mike of Davidson, and Julie Horanski of Charlotte; and grandchildren, Elliott, Sean and Ryan.
The family will receive friends from 9:30-10:30 AM Saturday, December 30, at James Funeral Home with eulogies starting at 10:00. The funeral mass will be held at 11 AM at St. Mark Catholic Church. The family will hold a reception at Northstone Country Club following the mass. A brief graveside service will take place at 4:00 PM at Northlake Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Levine Cancer Institute, 1021 Morehead Medical Dr. Charlotte, NC 28204.
James Funeral Home of Huntersville is serving the family. www.jamesfuneralhomeLKN.com