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“Missing you today Mom. I love you so much as you would say I love you more than you will ever know. You taught is about God and about hard work....Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Holly Vida - Port Charlotte, FL

“Kay, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know that your mother was a very special lady because she has raised a very special daughter. You are a...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Karla Franklin - Punta Gorda, FL

“Dear girls, Shawn, Dick, and granddaughters, we are so sad about Joanie. She was a sweet and hard-working woman. Her family was very important to...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Dianne Frantz - Livonia, MI

“I had the pleasure of knowing Mrs. Hunter when I taught Kay and coached Kay in special Olympics. She was a devoted mother and one of Kay's best...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Janet Hardy - Port charlotte, FL

“Dear Holly Mom is at peace and pain free. But we're still sorry she's gone ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Joann DeQuarto - Port Charlotte, FL

“I am so sorry for your loss Kay. Just know that she is with Angels now. your friend, David ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: David Vaughan - Punta Gorda, FL

“Joan always loved to sing and was in all our Easter and Christmas presentations. She knew all the hymns by heart. In the last weeks that she was...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Cynthia Logan - Port Charlotte, FL

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Joan D. Hunter, 83, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away to be with her Heavenly Father Monday, March 09, 2015 at her residence. She was born May 14, 1931 to her parents Hazen and Florence (Force) Frantz in Detroit, Michigan. While living in Detroit she participated in many sports activities and then pursued her nursing degree and received her RN degree from Highland Park Hospital. She then Joined the US Navy Reserve, after her marriage to Richard and four children later, they moved to Port Charlotte in 1978, where she worked as an RN at Fawcett Memorial Hospital and volunteered for Tidewell Hospice and was a member of Victory Baptist Church in Port Charlotte.

Survived by her loving family, husband of 51 years of marriage, Richard J. Hunter; three daughters, Holy (Mike) J. Vida, Florence M. Hunter and Kay L. Hunter; a son, James S. Hunter; a brother, Philip (Judy) Frantz; two grandchildren Elizabeth (Nick) and Amanda (Shawn); great granddaughter, Haiden ; two sister in laws, Dianne (Robert) Frantz and Dianne (James) Frantz; many nieces and nephews and friends at Victory Baptist Church. Proceeded in death by her brothers, James and Robert and sisters, Kay and Vivian.

Visitation will be held 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. There will be a visitation 10:00 AM Thursday March 12, 2015 with a Celebration of Joan's life at 11:00 AM at Roberson Funeral Home Port Charlotte Chapel. Pastor Charles Dietterich will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: ARC of Charlotte County P.O. Box 495021 Port Charlotte, FL. 33949 or Tidewell Hospice Inc. 5955 Rand Blvd. Sarasota, FL 34238
Friends may visit online at to sign the memory book and extend condolences to the family. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.