Joan D. Banocy, 76, of Derry, died unexpectedly Wednesday August 3, 2022 at Excela Latrobe Hospital.
She was born March 25, 1946 in Greensburg a daughter of the late Delvin Powell and Dorothy Rubright Wilcox.
Joan had been a member of the Latrobe United Church of Christ. She had formerly worked for Century 21 as a real estate agent and had been a medical assistant for many years. Family was everything to her. She loved flowers, gardening, the beach and most of all crafts, having owned her own business Joanie's Busy Hands. She sold her crafts at Fort Ligonier Days for more than twenty years.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55+ years James G. Banocy who always called her "Sweet Pea", her son James A. Banocy of Pittsburgh and her daughter Jill A. Dibert (Michael D.) of Delmont. Two grandchildren Morgan G. and Carter M. Dibert.
Friends will be received Saturday from 4-7pm and Sunday from 2-3pm in the McCabe Funeral Home, 300 W. Third Avenue, Derry where a funeral service will be conducted Sunday at 3pm.
Interment will be made in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.
Online condolences may be made to www.mccabefuneralhomespa.com.