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...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Don and Judy Coullahan - CA

“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...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: North Beach Hair - Virginia Beach, VA

“Joan was a wonderful person, the kind that will never be forgotten. Condolences to the family. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Perry - Virginia Beach, VA

“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...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Diana LaClaire - Virginia Beach, VA

“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...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Sonja Kirkman - Virginia Beach, VA

“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...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Pauline Grabowski - VA - friend

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Joan was born on October 13, 1939 and passed away on Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Joan was a resident of Virginia Beach, Virginia at the time of passing.

She grew up a Hackensack girl, attending Hackensack High School and then becoming the first in her family to attend college, graduating from Goucher College in Baltimore, MD.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to the Scleroderma Foundation online at or to a charity of your choice benefitting children.