JoAnn Kathryn Knapp Tuck, age 76, of Lockport NY, died peacefully at home on January 12,2023 with her family by her side under the care of Niagara Hospice. JoAnn was born on March 16, 1946 to Russell G. Knapp Sr. and Almeda Thaler Knapp in Batavia, NY. JoAnn graduated from Tonawanda High School in 1964. She married Stuart F. Tuck Jr. in January 1965. JoAnn went on to have three daughters, Elizabeth, Cathleen, and Susan. She devoted her life to raising her children before becoming an office manager for Dr. Kugler DDS, retiring in 2001 to care for her granddaughter.
JoAnn is survived by her three daughters: Elizabeth (Timothy) Holland, Cathleen (Joseph) Spero, and Susan (Richard) Forsyth and four grandchildren: Nathan (fiance Karli) Holland, Alexander Holland, Mara Spero, and Aidan Forsyth. She is also survived by her brother, Dr. Russell G. (Donna) Knapp Jr. and many nieces and nephews. JoAnn was predeceased by her husband of 40 years, Stuart F. Tuck Jr., two sisters, Carol Knapp and Barbara Hurtubise, and infant granddaughter, Alexandra Holland.
JoAnn enjoyed gardening, reading, spending time with family and her cherished pets.
Relatives and friends may call Friday, January 13th from 5-7 PM in Prudden & Kandt Funeral Home, 242 Genesee St., Lockport where funeral services will be held Saturday, January 14th at 10 AM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Niagara Hospice or Ten Lives Club.