Joanne Elizabeth Edwards, age 87, passed away Friday, August 19, 2022 in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. She was born June 22, 1935 to Mary Elizabeth Gilland and Joseph Marion Buchanan. She was a graduate of El Paso High School in El Paso, Texas. She worked in finance as a bank teller for Bank of America for many years. She loved Arts and Crafts.
She has joined her parents, Mary Elizabeth Gilland and Joseph Marion Buchanan in Heaven, along with her sister, Molly Zenteno and brother-in-law Leonard Tartaglia.
Joanne is survived by her sister, Margaret Tartaglia; nieces, Jackie Erickson (Russ), Dianna Tartaglia-Sedillo (Lance), Cindy Spurlock (Jerry), Leona Van Ostrand (Paul), and Lisa Myrick (Tom); nephews, Danny Zenteno and Mike Tartaglia (Linda); cousin, John Paine (Judith); and many great nieces and nephews.
No services are scheduled at this time.