MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – Joan Jahoda, formerly of Providence, passed away peacefully in Manchester, England on Aug. 15, a week shy of her 96th birthday. She was the beloved mother of Naomi Jahoda (Anne) of Manchester, England; Susan Jahoda (Stephen) of Amherst, Massachusetts; and Patricia Jahoda Stahl (Barry) of Newburyport, Massachusetts. She was the beloved grandmother of Max, Emma and Gabriel. Born on Aug. 22, 1924, she was preceded in death by parents Ethel and Sam Morris; brothers Yaakov Morris and Bernard Morris; former husband Kurt Jahoda and daughter-in-law Anne Burroughs.
Joan had an irrepressible zest for life, love, literature, writing and humor. She touched many lives and will never be forgotten. Services took place in Manchester, England.
Donations in Joan’s memory can be made to her incredible care facility at thefed.org.uk/donate-online/ .