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Celebrating the life of

Joan Daniel Pinholster

Passed away on February 03, 2021

Joan Daniel Pinholster

Mrs. Joan Daniel Pinholster, 84, died peacefully in her sleep, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 at Harmony of Savannah.  She was born July 24, 1936 in Savannah where she spent most of her life, growing up on 52nd Street, and in her adult life on Back Street at Coffee Bluff.

Joan worked as a model for Fines Department Store.  She was passionate about the value of civic duty and had volunteered as a Pink Lady at St. Joseph’s Hospital, The Red Cross, and Meals on Wheels, Inc.  She was a former member of Kappa Kappa Gamma at the University of Georgia, the Junior League of Savannah, and the Cotillion Club. Joan loved her pet dogs as true members of her family.  She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother.  She will be greatly missed by all.   

She is preceded in death by the love of her life, her husband of 63 years John H. Pinholster, Jr, her parents, Dr. John W. Daniel, and Nancy Chisholm Daniel, two sisters, Nancy Stegin and Kitty Roberts, and her grandparents, Dr. and Mrs. Julian Chisholm. 

Surviving are her sons, John Holmes Pinholster III (Allison), Scott Levering Pinholster (Cindy), and daughter Sandy Pinholster McDonald (Tom), her four grandchildren, Rebecca Pinholster Ashley (Stephen), John Holmes Pinholster, IV, Tommy F. McDonald III, Grayson Daniel Ward Pinholster, and two great-grandchildren, Ethan Scott Ashley, and Ellie Claire Ashley.

A Graveside Service will be held on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. in Bonaventure Cemetery, officiated by Reverend Dr. James Staubes.

Remembrances may be made to, Meals on Wheels, 21 E. 53rd Street, Savannah, GA 31405, and the Alzheimer’s Association (ALZ.org), 4849 Paulson Street, Ste 103, Savannah, GA 31405.    

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So sorry for your loss Praying for family and friends

- Eva and Bicor Thompson, Huntsville, AL

So sorry for your loss Praying for family and friends

- Eva and Bicor Thompson, Huntsville, AL

We know the loss of a beloved mother is very hard. Her life speaks volumes as her character is one of caring and helping others. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

- Michael Hill, SAVANNAH, GA

We know the loss of a beloved mother is very hard. Her life speaks volumes as her character is one of caring and helping others. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

- Michael Hill, SAVANNAH, GA

Sorry for the loss of your Mother, John. We know how important she was to your family and how much she will be missed. Your family will be in our prayers.

- Lansberry, Sue, Paul and Scotti, Spartanburg , SC

Thinking of you all- Joan was a very special mother and I am fortunate to have spent time with her.

- Shannon Svetlay, Richmond Hill, GA

Sandy and Tom, my heart goes out to you upon the loss of your Mom.

- Teresa Scholly, Stony Brook , NY

Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200