Joan B. Langdon, age 73, passed away Thursday March 31, 2011 in Orlando, Florida after a lengthy illness with her loving family by her side. Born in New York City April 17, 1937 to Arthur and Mary Glacuum Briscoe, she spent most of her life in South and Central Florida. She was Hostess and Restaurant Manager for Denny's for many years.She was a very kind soul and loving person who never met a stranger. She loved to swim, loved the beach, and her French Bikini. She enjoyed playing cards, especially Rummy and Pinnocle. She enjoyed Soap Operas; All my Children in particular.She loved animals, especially Golden Retrievers, her precious "Brandy" in particular. She was a great cook, enjoyed preparing grand meals for the family at her home for the holidays. Most of all, she loved her family, and leaves to cherish her memory her sons, Robert"Bob"(Darlene) Gartner of Green Acres, Florida;Thomas"Tom"(Wendy) Gartner of Emerald Isle,North Carolina; her daughter Mary Gartner of Winter Springs, Florida;her sister Ida Rubin of Parker, Colorado; a twin sister Anne Ballantine of Phillipsburg, New Jersey; a brother Herbert(Jane) Briscoe of Maryland; and the light of her life her 8 grandchildren, and 1 greatgrand child whom she lived to meet. The family is planning a celebration of her life at a later date which will be announced. Life celebrations co-created by Baldwin Brothers Cremation Society 2185 North Park Avenue Suite #1, Winter Park, Florida 32789, 407-422-2434.