Apana, Joan L., 68, of Margate, passed away June 25, 2012. Joan was born February 29, 1944 in Guyana, South America to the late Chinta and Praima (nee Persaud) Prasad. She worked as a registered nurse for the Broward County Correctional Facility. She was predeceased by her son, Rabindra Singh and sister, Annet Prasad. Those left to cherish her memory are her former husband, Ramesh Apana, son and daughter-in-law, Anil and Amber Apana, daughter, Ramona Singh, grandchildren, Zion Apana, Ashlyn Apana, Aaliyah Apana, brothers, Ronald (Rita) Prasad and Deodat Prashad. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 5:00 - 8:00pm and Thursday, June 28, 2012, 5:00 - 7:00pm at Kraeer Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 1655 University Drive, Coral Springs where funeral services will begin at 7:00pm on Thursday with Pastor Paul Tedesco of the Way of Life Assembly of God officiating. Interment will be at Maple Grove Memorial Park, Kew Gardens, New York.