Let the memory of Joan Anne be with us forever
  • 73 years old
  • Born on June 22, 1937 .
  • Passed away on January 18, 2011 .

This memorial website was created in the memory of Mom mom, Joan Anne Reed-Ljachin. She was an amazing grandmother, mother, wife, sister, aunt, cousin, and friend. She was given by God on June 22, 1937 and taken by God on January 18, 2011. She accomplished so much in her 73 years with us. She leaves behind her loving, devoted husband Alex Ljachin, 7 Children (Joe, Donna, Linda, Diane, Joanne, Billy, & Theresa), 17 grandchildren, and 8 great grandchildren, all of whom she touched in a special way. Her family loved her beyond words, and she loved them very much; it showed it everything she did. She was sadly taken from us way too soon, but we will remember her forever. Please help us remember the happy times, funny stories, and the memories she shared with all those who had the privledge of knowing her, and share them with us; help us keep her alive in our hearts. The world truly lost one of the greatest women I've ever known...but God gained the perfect angel and she will be watching over each one of us.

"It's not goodbye, it's see you later..." We will see you again some day mom mom...Rest in Peace...I Love you so much!

Posted by Donna Janisheck on 20th January 2016
Hi Mom, its been 5yrs since the angels took you from us, every bird i see, every butterfly I see, every song I here I think of you, I know you are still here watching over your family, since you have been gone 6 new great grandsons have been born and in march a great granddaughter, her name is gona be Emma Rose, I wish you were here to see her and the boys they are so cute and funny each one has a different personality, please watch over us all, I love you mom to the moon and back, until we see each other again
Posted by Dawn Marie Vose on 18th January 2013
Mom mom, I can't believe it's been two years already that you've been gone? So much has happened, both good and bad, and constantly I want to call you or have you there with me. The day we found out we were having Steven, I knew you were still around, he was your blessing. Since the first week he was home, he's always stared at your pictures...now as he's more aware he finds any pic, grabs
Posted by Dawn Marie Vose on 18th January 2013
Cont'd...at your picture and gets so excited like we've never seen before! I know he knew you first! Thank you for our special blessing...please let me know somehow that you and Pop pop Alex are with us on your birthday this year, our wedding day...another thing that was your doing I know. My heart aches not having you here physically, but I find peace in knowing you're watching from above
Posted by Dawn Marie Vose on 18th January 2013
Cont'd...and that you are reunited with your two loves. I hope that you and Pop pop Alex are traveling the world and so happy! I miss you two so much! Please continue to be with us, especially Richie as this is a huge year for him...can u believe he's graduating!?! I remember u coming into the waiting room to tell me he was born! Time flies and too often we forget to enjoy each other while
Posted by Dawn Marie Vose on 18th January 2013
Cont'd...we have the chance! I cherish the time and memories we have! I hope I can continue to make you proud...you're our beautiful angel...I miss you so so much! I love you <3 and thank you again for our little blessing! Xoxo
Posted by Richard Vose on 18th January 2013
I can't believe it has been two years already... everyday we go on with our lives trying to forget the hurt we feel everyday without you. I will never forget the day I was told we had to go to the hospital because you were not going to make it. I didn't know what to feel or say, all I knew was that I was loosing an important part of my life. Not only did we loose you but we lost poppop...
Posted by Richard Vose on 18th January 2013
Continued... you were both taken way too soon. I wish you could be here to meet Steven he is the coolest little baby and such a great gift... he is like the little baby brother I always wanted! It is sad to know you won't be here to watch him grow up and see Dawn and Steve's special day. I wish you and poppop Alex were still here, but I am glad you two are together again!
Posted by Richard Vose on 18th January 2013
Continued... i hope you have the time of your life and please watch over our family and keep us safe because your our new guardian angel. We love you so much and we cant wait to see you again!!!! <3<3<3
Posted by Donna Burdo on 25th January 2011
I am so sorry for your family's loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Donna Bennett-Burdo & Family
Posted by Joe Murphy on 25th January 2011
I like to begin by saying that my heart and prayers are with the Reed family for your great loss, your mother was an incredible person! I have so many fond memories of her I wouldn't know where to begin but I will always remember how kind she was to everyone! When I worked in Germantown I would always try to drive by her house just to make sure everything was okay! I will never forget her!
Posted by Dawn Marie Vose on 25th January 2011
Mom mom, I don't know where to begin. I don't know how to move on...I don't believe it's real; you're just away on one of your amazing vacations with Pop pop Alex. I am numb and all I need right now is to hear your voice and feel your hug. You made everything better! You were there for us through everything, we did everything together! I need you back. I need you at my wedding....
Posted by Dawn Marie Vose on 25th January 2011
...I want you to meet my babies! You're one of the greatest women I know and you were a best friend!I will never forget you.I will make our hawaiian flower grow; it will be our special bond. Please be with me,and help me know you're there and approve of all that I do; your acceptance meant the world to me. I love you so much...I won't say goodbye, because I know I will see you again...xoxo <3 fo
Posted by Dennis Farrer on 25th January 2011
A huge part of my teenage years were being part of the Reed family. I never called Joan by her name it was Mom! As we all did.She always welcomed us to her home and she is what made that house a home. I loved, respected and very much thought of Mom as years went on and I grew older. She will always hold a large part of my heart and life! My thoughts and prayers go out to the Reed family. Dennis
Posted by Karen Girard on 25th January 2011
I am so so sorry for your loss. I didn't know her well but remember the warmest of smiles. As teenagers we spent many a nite at "Little T's" house and Mrs. Reed welcomed us all knowing how loud and rowdy we would be. She would just smile and open the door on up for us. My sincere condolences to you all that this time. Karen Girard
Posted by Donna Janisheck on 23rd January 2011
Mom made the best roast beef and roasted potatoes always was brown on the outside and soft on the inside that was a great sunday dinner
Posted by Donna Janisheck on 23rd January 2011
I know Mommom loved the grandkids so much, Ethan since he was about 2yrs starting calling her old Mommom and she loved it and it stuck to this day he calls her that, but we knew she was not old at heart, Rest in Peace Mom Love you
Posted by Jane Powers on 22nd January 2011
to aunt joan, not only was she my aunt, she was mainly a good friend. we could talk on the phone for so long about nothing & still know what each was going thru. i will truly miss her. she was taken way too soon!!!! love you & will never forget you. love janie
Posted by Joanne Vose on 22nd January 2011
Mom, how do I begin to tell you how much I miss you.. I'ts only been 4 days and I can't breath without you.. How do I live without you. You where my Bestfriend.. I love you soooooooo much.. Please watch over me, Rich and the kids. Not sure how we will move on without you, please show me a sign...

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