Joanne Marie Coogan 1949

First member in Edwin S. and Emily (Emerson) Coogan family.

Joanne Marie Coogan

m. to Robert Wayne Smith, son of  Clyde William Smith (Hawkersville, OK) and Doris Arline (Bomer) Smith (Jamaica, NY)

Joanne attended Roundout Valley High School and Ulster County Community College. "Bob", Robert Smith was in Marine boot training and assigned to leave for Viet Nam. Joanne drove to the Marine base in Virgina. Bob and Joanne traveled to Jacksonville, NC, where they were married. When Bob returned from Viet Nam, he began building racing cars for General Motor Executives in Florida and North Carolina. Their home is now in NC.

Joanne continued her education in computer science and worked for a company in Charlott, NC. She also administered examinations for an aviation ground school and earned her license as a race car driver.


Members in Joanne M. (Coogan) and Robert W. Smith family

Brett Christopher Smith
Jason Robert Smith
Jed William Smith

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