Joanna Marie Hueneke

November 10, 1941 ~ November 17, 2021

Joanna Marie Hueneke, 80 of Vero Beach, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at VNA Hospice House in Vero Beach.

Joanna was born in Brooklyn, New York and has lived in Vero Beach for 17 years coming from Saddle Brook, New Jersey.

She was a member of St. Phillip the Apostle Catholic Church, Saddle Brook, New Jersey and Holy Cross Catholic Church, Vero Beach. Joanna enjoyed playing golf, sewing, cooking and baking.

Survivors include her husband of 61 years, Gunther J. Hueneke of Vero Beach; children, Glenn Hueneke (Cheryl) of Vero Beach, Rene LaRosa (Peter) of Sebastian, Suzanne Gorgone (William) of Rochelle Park, New Jersey, Kathy-Ann Daly (James) of Saddle Brook, New Jersey and Craig Hueneke (Rose) of Cedar Park, Texas; brothers, Robert Valentino (Rosemary) and Vincent Valentino (Estelle); grandchildren, Cameron and his wife, Emily, Alexis and her husband, Kollin, Nicholas, Billy and fiancée Olivia, Kristina, Nickolas, Joanna, Tricia, Kevin, and Julia; Great-grandchildren, Abigail, Reagan and Kennedi.

Joanna was preceded in death by her grandson, Anthony LaRosa.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or the Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice Foundation 1110 35th Lane, Vero Beach, FL 32960 in memory of Joanna Marie Hueneke.

Condolence

Donna Johansen (Reid )

November 19, 2021, 6:46 pm

Such sadness to say goodbye to an amazing lady , one that me and my sisters called aunt Joanne from little girls !! A beautiful family ! Memories forever of the fun times we shared so many years ago ! Sending our prayers and love to the entire family !!

Lois Wylie

November 19, 2021, 7:14 pm

I am so sorry for everyone’s loss. She was one of my best friends my entire life. I’m going to miss her very much. But I know she is at piece now.❤

Rosario Gambino

November 20, 2021, 12:11 pm

I knew Joanna all her life and recall that she was Miss Lake Nepaulin, NJ when she was young. So sad for my loss but glad that her earthly suffering is over. My thanks for VNA of Vero Beach for their care in her last days. Our condolences to her family and friends. Roy and Phyllis Gambino

Johanna Curry

November 21, 2021, 2:46 pm

Dear Gunther and family,

We were so sorry to hear of Joanna’s passing. We have so many happy memories of our camping days. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Johanna & Ray

Raymond & Johanna Curry

November 21, 2021, 2:47 pm

Dear Gunther and family,

We were so sorry to hear of Joanna’s passing. We have so many happy memories of our camping days. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers.

Johanna & Ray

Janet M SCHWARTZBERG

November 22, 2021, 4:31 pm

Dear Gunther and family,
Sorry to hear that Joanna has left this earth. She is not suffering any longer. Praying for everyone.
God Bless all of you,
Janet & Bruce Schwartzberg

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