JoAnn Arnott Kowalewski passed away December 27, 2021 at home in Mahomet, Illinois. Born April 22, 1954 in Oneonta, New York, the daughter of Raymond E and Mabel (Stevens) Arnott.
Beloved mother, grandmother, sister and friend, JoAnn enjoyed traditional country music, dancing, shopping, and most of all spending time with her family. She cherished her conversations with her granddaughter and talking about their newest handbag purchase. JoAnn had many in her collection! She was a past member of the Chesterfield Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary in Connecticut where she spent most of her early life. She also lived in New York State for many years working as a dietary aid and a housekeeper. Most recently she retired and moved to Illinois with her daughter Stefanie.
Survivors include three daughters, Theresa of Virginia Beach, VA, Lisa of Oakdale, CT, Stefanie of Mahomet, IL; a granddaughter, Victoria Van Orden of Virginia Beach, VA; three brothers, her twin Raymond J (Nita) Arnott, Gary (Loretta) Arnott, David (Christy) Arnott; two sisters, Sandra (Walter) Kobelski, Donna (David) Rediger; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents and a sister Linda Arnott.
Interment will be in Summit New York in the spring.