Joanne Przybylski

Joanne Przybylski, 63, of Hoschton, Georgia, passed away Tuesday January 24, 2023, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer.  She loved Jesus with all her heart.  Rarely a person she met whom she didn’t pray for and share the truth of God’s love.  A beloved wife to her husband, Rick, of more than 4o years.  She lived her role as a mother and grandmother with unparalleled devotion, a great listener with a constant voice of compassion and encouragement.  Her commitment to her friends remained consistent and true, never allowing distance or circumstance to interfere.  Joanne was unwavering in her love for others. Joanne was born in Newport Beach, CA and her favorite place to be was the beach.  She loved new experiences and was always up for adventure.  Throughout her life her varied interests included everything from snow skiing to crafting, archery to shooting, cove camping to decorating, gardening to riding motorcycles with her husband and so much more.  Shopping was a sport, particularly shoe hunting.  Joanne enjoyed learning new things and taught herself to do a myriad of skills.  She learned how to make hula hoops, soaps, jewelry, quilts, crochet, bake the most delicious desserts, and play guitar.  There’s little she wouldn’t attempt. She is survived by her loving husband, Rick; children: Ron (Whitney) Patterson of Loganville, GA, Rick D. Przybylski of Monroe, GA, Adam (Hope) Przybylski of Saint Joseph, MO, and Tina (Paul) Venditti of Grants Pass, OR; grandchildren: Keith, Isaac, Jasmine, Ryan, Reese, Owen, Leo, Drake, Ella, Asher, Knightley, and Levi; great-grandchildren: Allison and Luca; siblings: James (Linda) Jervis of Bonney Lake, WA, Garry (Cheri) Jervis of Bethlehem, GA, Warren Jervis of Apple Valley, CA, and Carolyn Morgan of Olympia, WA; as well as beloved cousins, nieces, nephews, and dear friends.  Joanne was preceded in death by her parents Clifford and Mary (Fortner) Jervis. A celebration of her life will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, February 2, 2023 at Calvary Chapel Gwinnett, 4715 Spout Springs Rd, Buford, GA 30519.  Interment to follow at the Hoschton City Cemetery.  The family will receive friends 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at Lawson Funeral Home Chapel, 4532 Hwy 53, Hoschton, GA 30548.  A life so vibrantly lived ought to be celebrated with bright, joyful color.  The family requests cheerful colors be worn in honor of her life.  In lieu of flowers, a love offering may be made to help the family with medical bills. Funeral arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home, 4532 Hwy 53 Hoschton, Ga., 30548. 706-654-0966.