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Joan Kerr Romeo of Farmington died Saturday, December 24, 2016 after a lengthy illness. She was the wife of the late Dominic M. Romeo. Born in Hartford, the daughter of the late John and Winifred (Johnston) Kerr, Joan graduated from Hall High School in West Hartford and attended Central Connecticut State College. She worked her entire career with Chandler Evans in West Hartford and retired as a senior buyer. Joan was a lifelong member of First Presbyterian Church in Hartford and sang many years in the choir. She enjoyed travel and particularly enjoyed time spent in Bermuda and at the Cape. Joan is survived by several nieces and nephews including Susan Henry of Essex, and Carla Erwin of Torrington; and several great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister Dorothy Perrin and two nephews, Scott and Mark Perrin.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, December 30, 2016 at First Presbyterian Church in Hartford with Rev. Jan Hawkins officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery, West Harford. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church, 136 Capitol Avenue, Hartford, CT 06106. Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, West Hartford has care of arrangements. For directions and online condolences, please visit