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Joan Sharri Lowy Schwam, age 77, of Altamonte Springs, Florida, passed away on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, at the hospital with her children by her side. She was born on Aug. 25, 1944, in Brooklyn to Robert and Bella Lowy. On Dec. 25, 1944, in N.Y. she was married to the love of her life, Martin Schwam, who predeceased her on Aug. 11, 2016.

Joan was a legal assistant at her daughter's law firm. As a young lady Joan only wanted to be a stay at home mother, which she was for the majority of her adult life. Joan is survived by her children Amy (Thomas) Watson of Long Island, N.Y., Adam (Dina) Schwam of Georgia, Camy (Jeff) Schwam-Wilcox of Florida and Shayna her fur-baby. She was the amazing grandmother of Rebecca (Patrick), Robert (Jennae), Marissa, Bella, Emily, Jordan, Riley and Bradleigh; and great-grandmother of Elora and Addison. She is survived by her brother, Martin (Ngoch Any) Lowy and is predeceased by her brother, Howard Lowy.

Funeral services were held in New York ad she was laid to final rest next to her husband in New Jersey. May her memory be a blessing to all that knew her, always on our minds and forever in our hearts.

Services entrusted to Beth shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando, Florida 407-599-1180.


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