Funeral services were held July 12 for Joan Winterbottom Guaimano, of Jersey City. She entered into eternal rest on July 4. She was a proud lifelong resident of Jersey City. She was a reading specialist for Jersey City Public Schools for many years before retiring. She had a passion for teaching children how to read. She passed on her love of books and reading to her step-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her beloved late husband Anthony Guaimano. Her parents Kathleen and John P. Winterbottom. She is survived by her dear step-children, Anthony Guaimano, Robyn Lake, John Guaimano and his wife Lauren. She was also the proud and loving step-grandmother of Anthony Lake, Christopher Lake, Anthony Guaimano, Nicholas Guaimano, Grace Guaimano, William Guaimano, and Lucy Guaimano. Services arranged by the Greenville Memorial Home, Jersey City.