Joan F. Perrin, 87, Ligonier died Thursday, April 2, 2020, at Avalon Village.
She was born March 22, 1933, in to Royse Don and Pauline (Miller) Smith.
On Sept. 15, 1950, she married Bernard C. Perrin in Goshen. They moved to Ligonier in 1984. He passed away Aug. 25, 2006.
Joan was a member of Goshen Church of Christ; a homemaker; a leader for Blue Birds and Cub Scouts; and enjoyed making baby quilts for gifts.
She is survived by two sons, David (Terry J.) Perrin of Manassas, Virginia and Timothy (Lori) Perrin of Nappanee; three daughters, Marjorie (Larry) Haynes, Brenda Perrin and Yalanda (Brad) Sanford, all of Ligonier; 17 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.
Along with her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two sons, Terry Dale Perrin and Paul Michael Perrin; a daughter, Deborah Hughes; a granddaughter, Joan Gresso; four brothers, John R. (June) Smith, Wayne A. (Mary Lou) Smith, Dale Martin (Mary) Smith and William H. (Bonnie) Smith; and a sister, Mary Mae Smith.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Memorial gifts may be directed to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.
Since we cannot gather together at this time, the family wishes to encourage everyone to cherish the memories you have shared with Joan over the years in your own way.