Joan Lampshire died 4 October 2021, age 79. Born in Southbridge, Massachusetts the daughter of Frances (Mal) and Mary (nee Bousquet) Malboeuf, she is survived by her husband of 37 years, Geoffrey, a younger sister, Lois, a son Frederick, and 5 grandchildren. A daughter, Elizabeth, predeceased her. She struggled for 6-7 years against Progressive Supranuclear Palsey (PSP). Joan had a varied and rewarding life. After graduating from Nasson college, Springvale Maine with a BA, she taught in secondary school for a number of years. She frequently talked about the students she had. She then followed a 30 year career as a real estate broker. She talked about the customers she had there too. While residing in Riva for 22 years, she participated in community activities. She particularly enjoyed New Annapolitans, multiple book clubs, canasta and as one of the authors fundraising for New Annapolitans publishing "Comings and Goings." A cook book that was so popular it resulted in multiple print runs. Like many wives whose husband races sail boats, she developed a love of the water aboard a sailboat. This also led to an active participation at AYC. A gathering will be held at Kalas Funeral Home and Crematory, 2973 Solomons Island Road in Edgewater, 22 October 1500 – 1700 hrs. In lieu of flowers, contributions are encouraged to CUREPSP at CUREPSP.org
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Published by The Capital Gazette on Oct. 15, 2021.