Joan Mary Davis

Former Southold resident Joan Mary Davis of Hobe Sound, Fla., died at home Sept. 30. She was 78. 

Born in Brooklyn, she had resided in Hobe Sound since 1996, coming from Southold.

Ms. Davis retired as quality assurance risk management director for Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport. She had been a registered nurse and earned her nursing degree from Flushing Hospital and Dispensary and a bachelor’s degree from Boston University.

She was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church and Lost Lake Golf Club, both in Hobe Sound, and former member of North Fork Country Club in Cutchogue and Islands End Golf Club in Greenport.

Ms. Davis was predeceased by her husband, James A. Davis, and siblings Robert John Clemens and Dianna Barbara Clemens. Survivors include nine nephews and four nieces.

Burial will take place at St. Patrick R.C. Church Cemetery in Southold.

Arrangements were handled by Aycock Funeral Home-Young and Prill Chapel in Stuart, Fla. A guest registry may be signed at