Remembering Joan McConnell Cullinan

Joan McConnell Cullinan was born August 12, 1954 and was 47 years old on September 11, 2001. She worked at Cantor Fitzgerald, as assistant to the President and lived in Scarsdale, New York. She was survived by her Husband Tom, stepsons John and Will, her Mother Bee Savage Joudzevich, her sisters Blaise and Brenda, and nieces Caitlin and Allison.

Joan had completed her final course work in July 2001 for her B.A. degree from Pace University as a Psychology Major.

From the In Memoriam Online Network:

She and her husband were married in the summer of 2000, and they had just begun filling out paperwork to try to adopt a child from China. She had also sent out applications to graduate schools to pursue a degree in clinical social work.

You can visit Joan’s page here

Many comments cite Joan’s deep friendship with her sisters, and how she was a cherished mentor to numerous women she worked with throughout her career.

Today, let us remember the remarkable dignity and spirit of Joan’s all too short life.

Gentle Rest, Joan.



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3 responses to “Remembering Joan McConnell Cullinan”

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  2. The Gonzo Mama Avatar

    Oh, I couldn’t hold back the tears while reading this, Juanito… Such a pity. Beautiful tribute. Thank you for posting it.

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    Debra Carlotti

    I grew up with Joan in Brooklyn and remember the day we first met on Ainslie Street. I have fond memories of our many years of friendship and think of Joan often. I will always remember her sense of humor and compassion for others. She died a hero and I believe she is in a peaceful place. I will always keep her family in my prayers.

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