Joann Baeli

Obituary of Joann Baeli

Joann Baeli, age 72, from South Hackensack, passed unexpectedly on October 17, 2023. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Josephine Baeli, loving sister of Eleanor Joos and husband William of South Carolina, Joseph Baeli and wife Carol of Saddle Brook, Jennifer Lyons and husband Greg of North Haledon, and John Baeli and wife Ann of North Haledon. Loving aunt of Joseph Fobert and wife Nadia and their family, Thomas Vanderweit and fiancé Jessica, Erik Baeli, Sam Evans and wife Denisse, and Kevin Baeli. She is also survived by her uncle Anthony Dinaro and cousin Laura Dinaro. Joann's passion for animals was evident in her role as an avid animal lover. She had a profound interest in history and was a dedicated history buff. Joann found joy in literature, immersing herself in the world of books, and was actively engaged in politics, always seeking to understand and contribute to the political landscape reflecting her inquisitive mind and broad interests. She also had a love for tennis and golf, enjoying the skill and artistry of the games. Certainly, Joann was not just a passionate individual but also a person of remarkable qualities. In addition to her various interests, Joann possessed a wealth of knowledge, often astounding others with her repertoire of fun facts and profound understanding of numerous subjects. Her intellectual curiosity knew no bounds, and she was always eager to share her wisdom with those around her. Moreover, Joann was not just knowledgeable; she was a great listener. Friends and family found solace in her attentive presence and often sought her out for advice. Her ability to lend a sympathetic ear and provide insightful guidance endeared her to many. Joann's kindness, coupled with her wealth of knowledge and wisdom, made her a treasured confidante and a source of inspiration for everyone who had the privilege of knowing her. Above all, Joann was a pillar of strength and love within her family, a truly family-oriented person who cared deeply for all her relatives. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her, not only for her infinite love but also for her profound intellectual curiosity and her dedication to the causes she believed in. In memory of Joann, the family kindly requests donations be made to Friends of the Animal Shelter (FOTAS) Joann's legacy of love, intellectual curiosity, and dedication to family will forever remain in the hearts of those who knew her. Arrangements conducted by G. Thomas Gentile Funeral Service, Hackensack, NJ. To send condolences, get directions or for further information visit
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