- Joan Edith Marini of North Fort Myers, Florida passed away suddenly, Thursday, August 25, 2016 in Health Park Medical Center after some recent health challenges. She was 75. Joan was born March 8, 1941 in Ellsworth, Maine to the late Robert and Kathleen (Brown) Nesmith.
In her professional career, she worked as a secretary for local attorneys and assisted in the Clerk of Courts office in Fort Myers, Florida.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister who will be sorely missed. Joan leaves behind to cherish her memory, her husband of 35+ years, Richard L. Marini; three children, Richard Davis and wife Beth, Gary Davis and wife Jessica and Kathy Partridge and husband David. She is survived by a sister, Jean Aldrich and a brother, Robert Nesmith. Joan is also the loving grandmother to 4 grandchildren: Mark McFarland, Chelsea, Molly and Ian Davis. She was predeceased by 2 brothers, Kenneth and John.
A funeral service will be held 10:00 am, September 2, 2016 at Jordan-Fernald, 113 Franklin Street, Ellsworth. She will be laid to rest in the Riverside Cemetery, Hancock. A reception will follow the burial at the Hancock Community Center. Online condolences, photos and memories may be shared on Joan's tribute page at