Staff Member: Joan De Avila
Joan De Avila
I’ve been blessed to be given the opportunity to work in the parish where I grew up. I went to school here at Queen of all Saints and have been a member here most of my life.
I started here as Communications Assistant after retiring from working in retail. I was a manager at Fannie May Chocolates for 23 years, six of those years I worked in Chicago, where I met my husband, Ruben.
I have three daughters, Jackie, Mallory and Jamie, as well as five adorable grandchildren. I love spending time with my family; in fact, I babysit three of my grandchildren a few days each week and I escape to Nashville and Dallas to visit the other two as often as I can.
During the summer, you can find me at the pool or the beach with family and friends. I enjoy traveling and one of my favorite trips was to Jamaica when we attended my nieces wedding. It was beautiful.