Joanne C. Polentz, 67, of Stone Mountain, GA, passed away Thursday, May 29, 2014. Daughter of the late Cyril R. Kranick and Vivian M. (Flynn) Kranick, she was born in Scranton, PA on June 27, 1946. She resided in Stone Mountain for 36 years, but also previously lived in Scranton, PA; Kaneohe, HI; Virginia Beach, VA; Albany, GA and Wyomissing, PA. Joanne was a 1964 graduate of Marywood Seminary and received her RN from Scranton State General Hospital School of Nursing in 1967, going to work at Mercy Hospital, Scranton, PA. Joanne married Bernard T. Polentz, formerly of Scranton, PA, at Our Lady of the Snows Catholic Church, Clarks Summit, PA, March 30, 1970. They recently celebrated their 44th wedding anniversary. Joanne was an active member of every community in which she lived. A member of the Officers Wives Club, she also was a case counselor with the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society, Marine Corps Logistics Base, Albany, GA. She was a Girl Scout troop leader, Service Unit Director, and helmed GS summer day camp, Camp Top O’Rock. She volunteered in the Stone Mountain High office, and was a founding member/past President of the MLR Homeowner’s Association, member of the Rockbridge Coalition, and most recently served as treasurer of Summerville Homeowner’s Association. Joanne was a beloved and dedicated member of the parish at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Through the years, she taught CCD classes; assisted with annual holiday food drives to assist local families; organized fundraising teams for the Atlanta Hunger Walk, and was an usher. Joanne was also a member/past President of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul. In her spare time, Joanne enjoyed spending time with her family; playing her piano; reading European history; ALTA and USTA tennis; studying family genealogy; world travel and bird-watching. In addition to her husband, Bernie (Major, USMC Retired), Joanne is survived by two daughters, Kirsten P. Haas and husband Chris, of Wyomissing, PA, and Bethany A. Polentz and husband, Robert Barics, of Alameda, CA; two step-grandchildren, Theo and Ella Barics; three brothers, Cyril Kranick and wife Nancy of Collegeville, PA, Robert Kranick and wife Joan, and Richard Kranick of Clarks Summit, PA; and numerous in-laws, nieces, nephews and cousins world-wide. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 3rd at 11:00 AM, Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 600 Mountain View Drive, Stone Mountain, GA with a reception to follow immediately afterwards. Wages & Sons Funeral Home, 1040 Main Street, Stone Mountain, GA, is assisting the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. For more information, visit www.wagesandsons.com.