In Memory of Joan Anita Fallon
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Louis Fallon, AKC Historian, columnist, and friend of more than thirty years, lost his beloved wife September 20, 2008. Mrs. Joan Anita Fallon, a thirty-five year resident of New Milford, New Jersey, passed away peacefully, at home, after a courageous battle with cancer, with her loving husband, Louis, by her side.
Joan and Louis, who were married in November 1995, shared a life of love and laughter, complimenting one another beautifully. Ever the consummate wife, Joan was an unassuming and kind presence while Louis was devoted to her. Protective of one another, they treasured their privacy yet nonetheless reveled in the company of their many family members, friends, and neighbors. It was not uncommon to see Joan and Louis planning meals in their kitchen, and enjoying one another's company. Joan's passions included cooking for her family and friends, and gardening. She was a loving and supportive wife, a wonderful mother and stepmother, sister, sister-in-law, and aunt to seventeen nieces and nephews.
Born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 10, 1939, Joan was the daughter of the late Rose and Milton Zuckerman. She was predeceased by her first husband, Dr. Roy Fuhrman DDS.
Joan is survived by her husband of 12 years, Louis; her daughter, Dr. Stefanie Fuhrman PhD. of Rockville, Maryland, and her husband, John Pitman, her son, Edward Fuhrman of Dumont, and his companion, Dana Paluzzi; stepchildren, Leilani Fallon of Franklin Park, Wendie Fallon of Huntington Beach, California, and Matthew Fallon of Bealeton, Virginia, and his wife, Laura; her sister, Evelyn Zuckerman-Toda of White River Junction, Vermont, and brother-in-law, Dr. Bobby Toda, as well as other relatives, including seventeen nieces and nephews, and numerous dear friends.
Graveside funeral services were held at the Cedar Park/Beth El Cemetery, 735 Forest Avenue, Paramus, New Jersey, Rabbi Avrohom Marmorstein presided. Charitable contributions, in Joan's name, may be sent to Yeshiva Toras Chaim, Attention: Rabbi Isaac Wasserman ROV, 1555 Stuart Street, Denver, CO 80204.