Joan Dorothy Arama (nee Barron)
Born September 27, 1925 in London, England. Peacefully passed away on December 25, 2013. Met and married Nick Arama, an American Soldier, during WWII and sailed to America as a war bride.
Joan and Nick raised seven children in Detroit, Michigan. She is survived by Heather (Gary) Trojanowski, Linnea (Bruce) Hamilton, James (Rachelle), Suzanne (Doug) Taylor, and Jennifer (Joe) Spoto. She was preceded in death by her husband Nick, her sons Nicholas, Gregory, and Paul, and granddaughter Danielle.
She was a proud grandmother of 10 and great grandmother of 7. She was the sister of Margaret and the late Betty and Ken. Joan's favorite moments were spent at family gatherings and at church. To keep Joan's love for pets alive, donations are appreciated to the Michigan Humane Society,30300 Telegraph Road, Suite 220, Bingham Farms, MI 48025.
Visitation Sunday from 2 to 9pm at Harry J. Will Funeral Home, 37000 Six Mile Road, Livonia. Prayer service at 7:00 pm. Funeral mass Monday at 10am at St. Michael the Archangel Russian Orthodox Church, 26355 W. Chicago, Redford. Friends may visit the church beginning at 9am.