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JOAN C. STANLEY ESQ


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JOAN C. STANLEY ESQ Obituary
STANLEY, Joan C. Esq. Attorney Joan Carol Stanley passed from life on October 16, 2016 after a 50 year battle with rheumatoid arthritis. She attended Boston Public Schools, Howard University, and Northwestern University Law School. After law school she joined Roxbury Defenders and then became the second Black woman in the US to be an Assistant US Attorney. She was also lately criminal defense attorney. Born in Boston on May 24, 1945 to John C. Stanley and Lucile (Duncan) Stanley. She is survived by her sisters Gwen Creary, Joyce Stanley, brothers John Stanley, and Joseph Stanley, sisters in laws Rose Stanley and Akila Stanley, nieces, Cashay Grant and Abeo Manning, nephews Akil Stanley, Jaymurrell Stanley, Dennis Abercrombie, Daniel Tate, Darren Tate and Roy Tate, Corey Grant. There will be a Viewing on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 12:00 to 1:00pm followed by Funeral Service at 1:00 O'clock at Twelfth Baptist Church, 150 Warren St, Roxbury, MA. Final disposition: St. Michael Crematory, Boston, MA. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Riley-Antoine Funeral Home. For online condolences visit www.

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Published in The Boston Globe on Oct. 27, 2016
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