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Joan King Darcy

NEW LEBANON, NY Our loving sister, aunt and grand aunt, Joan King Darcy of New Lebanon, New York passed away on June 7, 2015 after a short battle with lung cancer. Joan was 78 years old.Joan is survived by her brother Robert E. King, and his four children, David R King of San Marino, Calif., Stephen M. King of Dallas, Texas, Kathryn K. Vieillard of Cheshire, Conn. and Suzanne K. Cirame of Medford, Mass. Additionally, Kevin and Brenda Darcy, Teri Darcy, Mike and Tammy Darcy, Joe and Carol Darcy, Jessica and Darren Kidney, Pete and Bobbie-Jo Darcy, Martha and Joe Esposito, Anne-Marie and Christian Hirsch and Mike Sabol. She also had many great-nieces and nephews. She was a graduate of Leicester High School in Leicester, Mass. in 1954 and received her BA from Colby College, class of 1958 where she was a female athlete lettering in several sports including volleyball. Joan was a lifelong educator and teacher. Her teaching career spanned three decades and three different school districts: Ludlow, Vermont, Rensselaer, N.Y. and Pittsfield, Mass. Upon her retirement from teaching Joan continued to be very active in her community, where she belonged and participated in: the fire department, the New Lebanon Seniors and was an active member of the Senior Ministry at the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church. Joan had been a faithful parishioner at Immaculate Conception Church in New Lebanon, N.Y. and the family wishes to extend their appreciation to their fellow parishioners for their support and prayers. The wake will be held at HALL HIGGINS FUNERAL HOME located at 457 NY 43, Stephentown, NY 12138 on Thursday, June 18, 2015 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Her Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, June 19, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Church located at 732 State Route 20, New Lebanon, NY 12125. The interment will follow the funeral service at the Cemetery of the Evergreens. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Immaculate Conception's Senior Ministry or to the . Condolence book at www.parkerbrosmemorial.com
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on June 15, 2015
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