Joan Gatti Eckert

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Dear Tom, shipmate, classmate and friend,

Judy and I are saddened to learn about Joan's death. She was a role model for women. We will keep you and your family in our prayers. Our hearts are with you in this time of sorrow.

Don and Judy Coullahan
San Diego


Posted by: Don and Judy Coullahan - San Diego, CA - friend   May 19, 2018

Joan was, a one in a million! Generous to others before being concerned about herself, she was a giver. Every child who had the experience of attending her school left as a better human being. Joan worked endlessly to provide her students with the highest educational environment and level of learning. She taught that achieving success, meant so more in this world of ours. "Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember that nothing that is

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Posted by: North Beach Hair - Virginia Beach, VA   May 19, 2018

Joan was a wonderful person, the kind that will never be forgotten. Condolences to the family.


Posted by: Mary Perry - Virginia Beach, VA   May 17, 2018

Joan and I have been friends for over 42 years when my son and daughter started school at Baylake. We did our first fall festival where we raised over $1000 which was a lot more than we expected. I also remember the great parties at her and Tom's home at Christmas with "THE TREE"and all the wonderful food. We were so young and full of hopes. She was the most supportive person I have ever known and so full of

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Posted by: Diana LaClaire - Virginia Beach, VA   May 16, 2018

Joan Eckert was a wonderful individual and a truly good friend that I will never forget. I will miss you Joan. You had so much to share great ideas,sound advice a sympathetic ear, a kind shoulder and helping hand. A big heart of love
Thank you for being my friend. Love Sonja


Posted by: Sonja Kirkman - Virginia Beach, VA - friend   May 15, 2018

Joan Eckert was a gift to all those who knew her. She loved teaching her children at Baylake Pines. A very special lady who is now a guardian angel to all! Thoughts and prayers to the Eckert Family.


Posted by: Pauline Grabowski - Virginia Beach, VA - friend   May 15, 2018