Joan Tribe

Obituary of Joan M. Tribe


Joan Messer Tribe, 86, of Palm Bay, FL, passed away Monday, November 7, 2022 at William Childs Hospice House.


Joan was born on November 24, 1935 to the late Harold and Beth Messer, in Montpelier, VT. Joan and her twin sister, Jane, were the youngest of four daughters. She was predeceased by Jane as well as her older sisters, Elaine and Barbara. Her son, Donald, also predeceased her.


Joan was a homemaker throughout her life. She attended St. Andrews Chapel Presbyterian Church in Sanford, FL. In 2018, she moved from Deltona, FL to Palm Bay, FL to be closer to her family. Joan had lived the past three years at A and J Assisted Living, in Palm Bay, FL. A special thank you goes out to Angela Brown for the wonderful care that she received.


Joan is survived by her sons Doug (Betsy), Palm Bay FL, Robert, Buenos Aires, Argentina, four grandchildren and various other family members.


Services will be private at a future date. Ammen Family Cremation and Funeral Care are in charge of her arrangements.