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Joan Shea (Ware)

April 12, 1939 - July 28, 2022

Funeral Home Corcoran Funeral Home Inc

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Joan Shea, 83 of Edwardsville, and formerly of Edison, New Jersey, passed away Thursday afternoon, July 28, 2022 at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born April 12, 1939 in New Brunswick, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late John C. and Helen (Mehringer) Ware.

Joan was a graduate of Metuchen High School, Metuchen, NJ, Trenton State College, Class of 1960, earning her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Education. She was employed as a school teacher at Piscataway Twp., NJ, St. Paul’s Elementary School, Highland Park, NJ, and St. Matthew School, Edison, NJ. Joan loved the beach at Avon, NJ, was an avid reader, loved to cook and visit with friends and family.

Joan was preceded in death by her husband William A. Shea on March 13, 1986.

Surviving are her sons Evan Shea and his wife Kimberley, Galloway, NJ, and Cormac Shea, Texas, daughter Nellie Shea, PA, grandchildren William and Kerry Shea, Thomas Shea, and April Carlson and her husband Richard, great-granddaughters Shannon, Regina, and Bethany Carlson, great-grandson Cameron Shea, brother John Ware, Hampton, VA, cousins Charles Greenbaugh, NJ, and Julia Eichorst, VA, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be private and held at the convenience of the family from the Corcoran Funeral Home, Inc., 20 South Main Street, Plains, PA 18705.

Memorial donations may be made to the New Jersey Youth Symphony, 570 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974.

Contact

Phone 570-823-1358
Fax 570-829-6699

Address

20 South Main St.
Plains, PA 18705

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