April 11, 2017
|Joan Stevens, North Scranton, died Tuesday in the emergency room of Regional Hospital of Scranton.
Daughter of the late William and Alice Clarke Stevens, she was a 1971 graduate of Scranton Technical High School. After graduation, she was employed at International Correspondence Schools in Scranton, where she participated in their softball and bowling leagues.
Joan was a member of the Polish Club and VFW Post 25, where she served as chaplain and secretary of the Ladies Auxiliary. She always volunteered for holiday parties, benefits and all other events helping children and families. Joan was a kind and loyal person who was known for doing anything for her friends, including delivering food and driving them to appointments.
She is survived by eight brothers and sisters: her identical twin, June Schofield; Bill Stevens, AliceMarie Keisling, Carol Zarcone, Linda Jenkins, Frank, Paul and Jim Stevens; her brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and an aunt.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, MaryAnn Stevens, on April 11, 2015; her brother, Johnny Stevens, on July 12, 2014; brother-in-law, Gary Keisling; and her aunt, Mary Klem.
In honoring Joan’s wishes, there will be no calling hours.
Graveside services will be conducted:
Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post 25, Rockwell Avenue, Scranton, PA 18508.