Joan M. Shipman, age 80, life-long resident of Flint, died Thursday (May 2, 2013) at F.F. Thompson Hospital in Canandaigua. There will be no calling hours or service. Burial will be in Sand Hill Cemetery. Prayers can be made by friends and cousins then.
Contributions may be made to the House of John, 14 Spring St., Clifton Springs, N.Y. 14432; or to the Aloquin-Flint United Methodist Church, 2760 Rte. 5 & 20, Stanley, N.Y. 14561.
Joan was born in Flint on May 24, 1932, the daughter of the late Gladys and Bill Shipman. She was an IBM operator for Shuron Optical and Stern's Nursery, both in Geneva.
Joan leaves a friend, Philip Davis, and several cousins and friends.
She is predeceased by her brother, Albert.
Funeral arrangements are by the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home in Gorham, N.Y.