Nona Robb

Obituary of Nona Joan Robb

Nona Joan (Petrella) Robb, 86, passed away on May 26, 2018 at Pottstown Hospital. She had recently resided at Manatawny Manor in Pottstown and Limerick Greens Apartments in Limerick.


Joan was born in Philadelphia, the daughter of the late Guy Petrella and Frances Jane Bunt. She is survived by her husband, Stewart “Bob” Robb, her sister, Barbara Ann Kollmer, her daughter, Frances Christine Hedges, her son, Guy John Robb, three grandchildren, and seven great grandchildren.


A devout Catholic, Joan was a member of Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish, Limerick, Pennsylvania. She loved to spend time with her grandchildren and was also a proud graduate of the University of Maryland.


Joan and Bob had lived in Lansdale, Laurel, Maryland and Bradenton, Florida during their 68 years of marriage. Her many close friends and family will fondly remember her love of gardening, her sweet disposition, and her broad smile.


Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.