Joanne Mercantini


10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, May 25, 2024
Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Services at Glackin Chapel
136 Morrison Avenue
Highstown, New Jersey, United States

Graveside Services

12:30 pm
Saturday, May 25, 2024
Cedar Hill Cemetery
385 Mercer Street
Hightstown, New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Joanne S. Mercantini

Joanne S. Mercantini, 71, of Hightstown, passed away on Monday, May 20, 2024 at Penn Medicine of Princeton at Plainsboro in Plainsboro.


Born in Princeton, New Jersey, Joanne was raised in Hightstown for most of her life. She settled down in Cranbury for several years prior to moving to Robbinsville three years ago. Joanne graduated from Hightstown High School with the Class of 1971. Following her time at school, she went on to work as a bartender for Jim’s Country Diner in Windsor, and then as a dispatcher for Treat’s Garage and Mackey’s Towing in Windsor.


Joanne treasured time with her friends and neighbors and especially enjoyed visiting with them while at the Hightstown Diner. Recently, Joanne enjoyed volunteering at the New Jersey Fire Museum in Allentown.


Daughter of the late Dorothy (Kopliner) and Horace P. Stonaker; she is survived by her son, Louis T. Mercantini; her grandson, Tyler Mercantini; her brother and sister-in-law, James and Kathy Stonaker; and her niece, Meagan Stonaker.


Visitation for friends and family will be held Saturday, May 25, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Simplicity Funeral and Cremation Service, 136 Morrison Avenue, Hightstown, NJ. Graveside services will follow at 12:30 p.m. at Cedar Hill Cemetery, Mercer Street, Hightstown.


In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Joanne’s memory to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital by visiting In Memory Of via

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