ILION – JoAnn Lewis, age 72, of
She was born on September 18, 1946, in
Joann was a generous woman who gave of herself to anyone in need. She had a fierce love for her family and enjoyed them more than anything. She always thought of others before herself. May we all be more like her.
Surviving family members include her daughter, Terri Jones and her husband, Jeffrey, of Ilion and Jamie Leahy, of Little Falls; her grandchildren, Sarah Jones, Samuel Jones and his fiancée, Courtney Fox, Joshua Jones and his fiancée, Chelsea Mikulski, Darren Lewis, Tanner Leahy, Daniel Leahy and Harmony Terns; her great-grandchildren, Natalie, Jeffrey, and Adelaide Jones and Harlow Lewis; her sister, Diana Norman, of California; her brothers, Michael Bonaparte and his wife, Helen, of North Carolina, George Bonaparte and his wife, Brenda, of North Carolina and Stephen Bonaparte, of New York; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents; her daughter, Wendy Terns; her brother, Richard Bonaparte; and her 2 sisters, Christine Petrillo and Patrice Linville.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend Memorial visitation, on Sunday, February 17, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., at Terri’s home, at
Anyone wishing to share a memory of JoAnn, or add to her online memorial, may go to www.applegateandday.com.
JoAnn’s arrangements are entrusted to her family Funeral Director, Don Applegate, at the Applegate-Day & Enea Family Funeral Home’s original location, at