Joanna L. King, 64, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at Roger Williams Hospital.
She was the wife of Michael N. King.
Born in New London, CT, she was a daughter of Delores C. (Casey) August and the late Hardwell August.
Joanna was a senior ticket agent for Delta Airlines for 35 years before retiring. She had a passion for traveling. She loved animals, especially birds and dogs. Joanna had a great sense of humor and a smile that would light up a room. She loved her grandchildren and was loved by everyone.
Besides her husband she leaves two daughters, Michelle King-Pearson and Jeanette Simoes and her husband John, two grandchildren, Alora Pearson and Andre Simoes, one sister, Deborah August-Rolle, one brother, Henry August and several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was the aunt of the late Devina Rolle.
Due to the current coronavirus restrictions, her funeral services will be private. Family and friends are invited to view a live video stream of the funeral service on Thursday, August 13, 2020 at 11:00 AM. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 from 4-8 in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. The guidelines set forth by the Rhode Island Department of Health will be observed. Face coverings are required and only fifteen people will be allowed in the funeral home at a time.