September 30, 1931 - October 3, 2020
Joan M. (Favret) Wagenbrenner (a.k.a. Joanne) 89 years old, formerly of Columbus, Ohio residing in Naples, Florida, passed away peacefully Saturday October 3, 2020 at VITAS hospice in Naples, Florida. Joan was born September 30, 1931 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Louis Edward Favret and Marie Smyth Favret. She graduated from St. Mary of the Springs Academy in 1950, then earned an undergraduate degree from The Ohio State University, where she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority. She is preceded in death by her beloved husband of over 60 years, Dr. Leo T. Wagenbrenner - they were high school sweethearts, married in June of 1955, then raised three children together. Joan enjoyed golf and tennis and was a former member of both the Swim and Racquet Club and Columbus Country Club. In her later years she enjoyed gardening and caring for her family and grandchildren. Joan was a founder of Amethyst, an organization that provides assistance and support to women in recovery - she was a good friend and mentor to many. Joan was a long-time member of St. Andrew Catholic Church in Upper Arlington, Ohio and San Marco Catholic Church in Marco Island, Florida. Joan is survived by her son, Thomas (Sue), son, William; daughter, Jeanne Annunziata (Richard) and seven grandchildren, Alex, Eric, Ashley, Matt, Nicole, Ruby and Anabelle. She is also survived by many in-laws, nieces, nephews and dear friends. Preceded in death by her parents; sister, Rita; brothers, James, William and Louis, and twin brother, Joseph. Joan will be remembered for her compassion, generosity, personal strength, and love of family. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 am on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at St. Agatha Catholic Church, 1860 Northam Rd. Columbus, OH 43221. Immediately following Mass, family will receive friends at SCHOEDINGER NORTHWEST, 1740 Zollinger Rd. for a reception from 11 am until 1 p.m. Please visit www.schoedinger.com to share a special memory of Joan with her family.
Joan M. (Favret) Wagenbrenner (a.k.a. Joanne) 89 years old, formerly of Columbus, Ohio residing in Naples, Florida, passed away peacefully Saturday October 3, 2020 at VITAS hospice in Naples, Florida. Joan was born September 30, 1931 in Columbus,... View Obituary & Service Information
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