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Joan I. Burwell 10/04/2018

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Joan I. Burwell
Joan I. Burwell, 78, of DeKalb Junction, died on October 4, 2018, at her home. There will be calling hours on Tuesday, October 9, 2018, 10 am – 12 PM, the funeral service will follow. Joan is survived by her daughters, Marsha Burwell of Oregon, Virginia and her husband Kevin Murray, of Lisbon, Dawn and her husband Chris Meuten of Ogdensburg, Brenda and her husband Michael Hollars of North Carolina, Deborah Middlemiss of Maryland, Jessie Burwell and her companion Brent Brenno of Ogdensburg, a sister, Cheryl Longfellow of California, 18 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sisters, Rica Parras, Theresa Brown and a grandson James Burwell. Joan was born on June 11, 1940, in Potsdam, the daughter of Earl and Virginia Rheome Puirre. A marriage to James R. Burwell ended in divorce. She worked as a self-employed housekeeper. Joan was a member of the Hermon DeKalb Senior Citizen Club, a past member of the St. John’s Episcopal Church in Canton. She enjoyed, dancing, traveling, reading, and going to AM VETS Post 11. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to AM VETS Post 11, USH 11, DeKalb Junction, NY, 13630.

  1. October 6th, 2018 at 22:49 | #1

    To the Burwell family. Sorry for your loss. Joan has been a good friend to my family for years. She will be missed by many. My mom and Joan were close friends. May she rest in peace.

  2. Valerie Schneller
    March 9th, 2019 at 04:37 | #2

    I am so so sorry for your loss, I just heard of her passing and am so sad. Aunt Joanne always had a fun spirit and a huge smile for us all… have many fond memories of her and shed some tears not knowing and not being there for you all…so so so sorry. I will say prayers that she is enjoying moms company in the eternal world. I love you all

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