MARENTETTE JOANNE AGNES 73, of Sarasota, Florida, died December 28, 2012. She was born in Pontiac, Michigan and moved to Sarasota from Northville, MI. She was a member of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. She loved her grandchildren and enjoyed genealogy. She is survived by her husband, Dick; sons, Rich Marentette of Northville, MI, Tom Marentette of South Bend, Indiana; a daughter, Ann M. Martin of Doylestown, Pennsylvania; brothers Bill Anderson of Novi, MI, Bob Anderson of Ann Arbor, MI; a sister, Jeannie Milliken of Colorado; grandchildren, Sarah, Elizabeth and Olivia; and one great-grandchild, Liam. Wiegand Brothers Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A private interment will be at Sarasota National Cemetery. A Memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 5 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. A memorial service will be held in Michigan at a later date.
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Please accept our condolences. After so many years of suffering, she is finally at peace.
Dick--My sympathy to you and all your family. Paul
Mom, I love you and will miss you everyday of my life!! You were the best mom in the world and I learned so much from you. Thank you for always being there.
Joanne was a wonderful person. We shared many laughs and wonderful times together. She was always very supportive and helpful when we needed her. Her knowledge, kindness, and sympathy were inspirational and she will always have a big part of my life. I love you always nana!
Dear Marentette Family I am sorry to learn of Joanne's death. I have may fond memories of working with Joanne at Visiting Nurses..I will keep Joanne and her family in my prayers.
My deepest sympathy to all of the Marentette family. Joanne was a good friend to me. I enjoyed working with her at VNA. She was enthusiastic about her work,her family,and her life. She will be missed.
MY CONDOLENCES TO YOU/FAMILY ON THE LOSS OF YOUR WIFE JOANNE. GIL
Joanne was a beautiful, wonderful and giving woman. She loved life and her family. The Marentette family is our hearts and prayers.
Nana you were an amazing grandmother and mother. I am so thankful for the time we spent together. Although I will miss you very much I am glad you are no longer in pain. Thank you for 20 years of being an amazing grandmother. Love always
Our sympathy goes out to the Marentette family on the loss of a very intelligent lady who left us too soon.
Our sincere condolences to you. Joanne, a lovely lady whom we met at the St. Thomas Ontario 2009 Marontate family reunion and never forgot her along with Dick and Rich.
Dick--we were so sorry to hear of Joanne's passing. Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you and your family.