Herbert O. Joachim

Herbert O. Joachim, 85, of North Port, Florida, passed away suddenly on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 in Toms River, New Jersey.

Herb was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey and grew up in Franklin Square. He later moved to Kings Park and resided for many years in Lake Placid before moving to Englewood, Florida and finally settling down in North Port, Florida.

He was a proud veteran having served in the Navy and was a Cairn Terrier enthusiast.

As the owner of Cairncrest Kennels, he raised and showed his prized terriers in many prestige and elite shows. One of his proudest moments came when he showed one of his many prized dogs in the famed Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. He was a passionate and educated traveler, frequenting many remote destinations in Europe. Yearly, he faithfully scrapbooked every trip of his life.

Herb was predeceased by his parents Erwin and Martha Joachim; as well as his first wife Marilyn Jodry and his son Wayne Joachim.

Surviving are his loving wife Diane McMahon; children Lisa and her husband Tommy and Audrey and her partner Gary; grandchildren Ryan, Emily, Marc, Jamie, Virginia, Sarah and Hannah.

Services were private and entrusted to Horizon Funeral & Cremation Services, Toms River.

He spent the last day of his life at the beach with his wife.