Joanna Farber of Westport died Aug. 2 at home. She was 79.
Joanna Farber: a Francophile. Contributed photo
She was born in Brooklyn, New York, a daughter of the late Abe and Marilyn Brodsky. She studied at Boston University and lived in many places including New Jersey, Westport, Paris and Roussillon in France, and New York City.
She was an entrepreneur and became the very proud owner of Parc Monceau French Country Antiques in Westport from 1983 to 2007. She was a enthusiastic Francophile.
She is survived by her children Jonathan Farber and Samantha Farber, her grandchildren Nikki, Allie, Jake, and Reagan, and by her sister Francine Schweiger. She was predeceased by her husband Eugene Farber in 2003.
A graveside service will take place on Monday, Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. directly at Willowbrook Cemetery, 395 Main St, Westport. Shiva will be observed at Joan Farber’s residence in Westport on Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., and Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to the MDS Foundation in Joanna’s name.