Obituary: Joan Holson, devoted mother, grandmother

Joan Holson of Norwalk, a devoted mother and grandmother, died Saturday, Dec. 17, at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan. She was the wife of Sheldon Holson for 61 years and the mother of Todd Holson of Wilton.

She was also the mother of Robin Heit, Scott Holson. mother-in-law of Stephen Heit and Karen Holson, and grandmother of Laura Holson, Elizabeth Holson, Allie Herman, Alexandra Holson, Jason Herman, Andrew Holson, Miranda Holson, and Regina Heit.

“Joan led a very active life. She loved skiing, singing, entertaining, golf and tennis, but most of all she loved her family. Joan always had a smile on her face that lit up the room,” family members said.

Services will be at Collins Funeral Home, 92 East Avenue, Norwalk on Tuesday, Dec. 20, at 11am. Burial to follow immediately after.

The family wishes to thank Waveny Care Center and the Village at Waveny for “their wonderful love and care.” Donations may be made in her memory at Condolences may be left at
—by the staff