Joan Jayma, 80, Mountain Top, and formerly of Somerville, N. J., died Oct. 17, 2016, at Celtic Health Care, Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre.
Joan was born in Wilkes-Barre on Dec. 8, 1935. She was the daughter of the late James and Ann (Lonick) Davis Kulmatski.
Joan was employed as a machine operator by Smithkline Beecham in New Jersey for many years, retiring in 1997. She enjoyed gardening, doing puzzles, was an avid reader, and loved watching classic movies. She was a loving and caring mother to her sons and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
Joan was preceded in death by her husband, William Jayma; and son, William Jayma.
Surviving are a son, Lyle Jayma and his wife, Hope; stepfather, Ted Kulmatski.