Obituary of Joan Soldano
Joan L. Soldano
WELLSVILLE - Joan L. Soldano, 87, of Wellsville, passed away Friday, August 7, 2020, at Calcutta Health Care Center.
She was born May 7, 1933, in Wellsville, the daughter of the late John J. and Anna (Comparetto) Soldano. In addition to her parents, Joan was preceded in death by two sisters: Cora Corak and Teresa Soldano; and two brothers: Joseph Soldano and John Soldano.
Joan graduated from Wellsville High School in 1951. She was employed as a gold painter for the former Sterling China Company. Joan was an active member of the Wellsville Sons of Italy Lodge #657 where she was the captain of the Soldano bocce team, and she also enjoyed the time she spent with her friends and family in the Triple 9 card club. She was always active in sports, having played softball and golf, and she was member of a bowling league. Joan was a member of the former Immaculate Conception Church where she was active in Catholic Daughters, and she was a member of Holy Trinity Parish.
Survivors include three nieces: Lisa Smith and her husband, Rick, of Wellsville, Mary Ann Burcham and her husband, Dave, of Wellsville, and Cristi Jo Corak of Wellsville; and four nephews: David Corak and his wife, Rebecca, of Chesapeake, VA, Joe Soldano and his wife, Jennifer, of Wellsville, John Soldano and his wife, Melanie, of East Liverpool, and Ian Soldano of Naples, FL. Also surviving are several great-nieces and great-nephews as well as a large extended family.
Friends may call from 4:00 - 6:00 PM on Monday, August 10, 2020, at the Roberts Funeral Home, 631 Main Street in Wellsville. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and to adhere to social distancing guidelines, the number of people in the funeral home at one time will be limited. While the family greatly appreciates your love and support during this difficult time, they ask that you greet them with kind and loving words instead of a hug or handshake. Also, as mandated by Governor Mike DeWine, face masks are required to be worn while in the funeral home. Online condolences can be posted to the funeral home's website or Facebook page as register books will not be provided in the funeral home during this unprecedented time. Please be understanding of the precautions being taken in the interest of everyone's safety.
A private family service will be held.
Burial will be in St. Elizabeth Cemetery.
Joan's family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Roxanne Lucas and the entire staff at Calcutta Health Care Center for the love and care they provided to Joan.
You may view this obituary and send condolences online at www.robertsfuneralhomewellsville.com.
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