LITTLETON — JoAnn Kiriluk Gediek, 67, of Littleton, died Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021, at her residence.

JoAnn was born in Japan, the daughter of the late Joseph Kiriluk and Kiku Mitsu Miyagi Kiriluk. She was a former nurse with Guardian Care of Roanoke Rapids. She was preceded in death by two sons, Thomas G. Gediek Jr. and Timothy Andrew Gediek.

She is survived by her husband, Thomas G. Gediek; a daughter, Julia Ashman and Kevin Gordon of Salem, Virginia; a son, Joseph M. Gediek and his wife, Shondrea, of Littleton; a sister, Francis Carlin of Chester, Pennsylvania; and seven grandchildren, Christian Adkins, David Ashman III, Hunter Keesee, Zack Gordon, McKenzie Gediek, McKayla Gediek and Isaiah Gediek.

Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25 at Weaver’s Chapel United Methodist Church, 2209 Weavers Chapel Road, Littleton, NC 27850, with the Rev. Stan Lewis officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at wrennclarke

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