Bloomfield, NY: Joan passed away peacefully on April 9, 2023 at the age of 88 years young . Joan was born on April 24, 1934. Joan is predeceased by her parents, Martha and John Farrant. She was married to Richard Stover who passed in 2007.
She graduated from Benjamin Franklin High School in Rochester and remained active and participated in planning her high school reunions over the past few years which she always attended. She attended college at State University of New York in Geneseo where she obtained her degree in speech pathology, 1956. She retired after a full career as a speech pathologist in the Rochester area.
Joan loved her animals and was predeceased by her rescue dog Kadie who lived with her at Creekstone assisted living facility in Fairport NY.
Joan was active in the Rushville and Middlesex Historical Society for many years where she made many friends who will fondly remember her.
Joan was always willing to help those in need with her wisdom and love. She was a very special lady and will be missed by many.
A private burial will be held at a later date at Woodlawn Cemetery in Canandaigua, New York.
Any contributions can be made to Lollypop Farm in Joan’s name as this place and its furry friends were near and dear to her heart.