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Joan Cross


Picture of Joan Cross.

Joan Cross was a staunch supporter of the RNLI up to her death in 2002. This support was prompted by her brother Eric who was in the merchant navy from the age of 16 years until he retired. Both Joan and Eric gave great service to their country during the second world war. Joan was in the RAF and was based at RAF Chiverner near Barnstable, Devon.

After the war Joan married Stanley Cross. They brought up a family of 7 children, Victor, Annette, Alfie, June, Vanessa, Kevin and the youngest of the clan Kinsha. Joan was much loved by her family and is greatly missed.

This page of appreciation has been established in memory of Joan. The family continue to support the RNLI in rememberance of a caring and loving mum.

Added by: Steven Lawrenson on 25 July 2007.



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