Joan Marie Lemoine Barham
Joan Barham, 83, a long time resident of Floral Park New York passed away peacefully at home on March 10, 2018 surrounded by her family. Joan was married to the late Thomas Barham. Joan is survived by her five children, seven of eight grandchildren and four great grandchildren: Thomas Barham (son Thomas and daughter Jessica and four great grand children), Blaine Barham (spouse Katherine and daughters Sarah and Rachael), Celeste Barham, Robin Henken (spouse David and son Brian)), and Heather Arrue (Joey Spagna and son Fred Arrue and daughter Victoria Arrue Kifer and husband Mike Kifer), brother Raymond Lemoine and sister Carol Trammell.
Joan was born and raised in North Adams Massachusetts and graduated St Joseph’s Catholic School in 1952. Joan married Thomas Barham in 1954 and started their life together in Worcester Massachusetts. In 1968 family moved to Floral Park New York.
Joan was licensed insurance broker and worked for several personal lines insurance agencies in the metropolitan area.
Joan was very active in The United Methodist Church of Floral Park, Eastern Star, The Red Hats and the Bellerose Woman’s Club.
Joan enjoyed doing puzzles and games and the New York Times crossword puzzle was the daily challenge. Joan very much look forward to the weekly card games at St. Hedwig’s. In addition Joan liked reading, travel, volunteer work, and above all her grand children.
The memorial wakes are at Thomas Dalton Funeral Home on Tuesday and Wednesday from 2:00 to 5:00pm and 7:30 to 9:30 pm each day. The funeral service will be Thursday at 10:30am at the United Methodist Church in Floral Park. Joan’s final plane trip will be from New York to Boston where she will be put to rest at the Mount Feake Cemetery in Waltham, Massachusetts at 11:00am on Friday March 16, 2018.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to the United Methodist Church of Floral Park New York.