Joanne Gower Grube Wilkerson 80 of The Villages, Florida passed away January 14th, 2020. She was born in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania on May 4, 1939 and adopted in infancy by Carl F. & Louise Marie Gower. She attended Springfield Twp. HS and received a BA degree in Political Science from the University of Louisville. She wrote and had many plays produced and sang in productions all her life. She is survived by her husband Robert J. Wilkerson and her oldest son, Christopher Grube. She is predeceased by sons Terrance Grube and Patrick Grube. Survivors include grandchildren Robert Grube, Brittany Grube and Riley Marie Grube as well as daughter-in-law Jackie Grube and stepdaughters Cindy Crotzer, Judy O’Connell and Cathy Creque.