Joan M. Free
04/16/1937 - 03/29/2023

Joan Margaret Free, 85 passed away peacefully on March 29, 2023.   Although a long time resident of Basking Ridge, Ridge Oak Senior Housing she spent the last 7 years at Complete Care at Green Knoll.  She was born in Jersey City and is predeceased by her parents Charles and Mildred Free (nee Mamrosh ) along with her beloved oldest son Kenny Ryan, her sister Eileen Giacomo, Marie Ludlow and Brother Joseph Free.   She will be dearly missed by her 2 surviving children Kim Ryan and Tim Ryan and his wife Janet along with her 2 grandchildren that she adored, Kelsey and Danny Ryan.   Joan worked various part time jobs while being a homemaker but spent about 15 years working in the Jersey City School System as a Teacher’s aide.  Joan loved fashion and wearing her bling!  She spent many days enjoying Bingo as well.

Services were private and she is buried at Crest Haven Memorial Park in Clifton NJ.  To send the family a condolence, please visit,


Funeral Home:
Bradley-Braviak Funeral Home
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