Joan A. McFadden, 77, of Fay Street, Brocton, N.Y., passed away Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012, at Westfield Memorial Hospital in Westfield.
Joan was born Sept. 7, 1935, in Dunkirk, N.Y. and was the daughter of the late Robert and Bertha Morrison.
She has been a Brocton resident all of her life. Joan was a well-loved and respected fourth-grade teacher in the Brocton Central School system for 36 1/2 years. She was a graduate of the Fredonia Normal School of Fredonia, N.Y., where she received her Bachelor of Science degree. She was a member of the Eastern Star of Fredonia, N.Y. Joan also loved and enjoyed going to the flea markets with her husband, Don.
Joan A. McFadden
She is survived by two sons: Dale (Debbie) McFadden or Orlando, Fla., and Todd (Tracey) McFadden of Fredonia, N.Y.; and four grandchildren: Garrett, Lauren, Seth and Julia.
She was predeceased by her husband, Donald ("Boomer" or "Thumper") McFadden, whom she married July 9, 1958, and who passed away April 7, 2002.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. from the Morse Funeral Home in Brocton, N.Y. The Rev. Gordon Spiller will officiate. Interment will follow at the Portland Evergreen Cemetery.
Friends are invited to call at the Morse Funeral Home in Brocton, N.Y., from 7-9 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 18 and from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 19.
The family kindly suggests memorials be made to the Brocton Fire Department, Lake Avenue, Brocton, NY 14716.
Arrangements are by the Morse Funeral Home, Brocton, N.Y.