Joan Sphar Obituary

Joan M. Sphar
Joan M. Sphar

December 6, 1938 - November 27, 2012
Resided in Birmingham, MI
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JOAN M. SPHAR, age 73, passed away on Tuesday, November 27, 2012, at home. She was born on December 6, 1938 in Bellevernon, Pennsylvania to Andrew and Sara (Keegan) Jackson.

Joan was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and a caring homemaker. She enjoyed arts and crafts and made many Christmas gifts.

Beloved wife of Cecil for over 50 years - they married on December 2, 1961. Dear mother of David (Danielle) and Michael. Loving grandmother of David. Sister of Joanne Cheshure (the late Don), twin sister Jean Eller, Janice Hogan (Terry), and the late Jimmy Jackson. Also survived by many loving nieces and nephews.

The Funeral service is scheduled for Friday, November 30, 2012 - 11 a.m. at A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home, 2600 Crooks Road, Troy (between Maple and Big Beaver) with Reverend Thomas Slowinski officiating.

The Family will receive friends on Thursday, November 29 - 2-8 p.m. at the funeral home, with Rosary at 6 p.m.

Interment - Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan - Monday, December 3, 2012 at 11:30 a.m.

Memorial tributes may be made to:
Birmingham Fire Department, 572 South Adams Road, Birmingham, MI 48009
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Funeral Home
A.J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home
2600 Crooks Rd.
Troy, MI US 48084
A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home
2600 Crooks Road (btw Maple & Big Beaver)
Troy, MI US 48084
Thursday, November 29, 2012
2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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A. J. Desmond & Sons Funeral Home
2600 Crooks Road (btw Maple & Big Beaver)
Troy, MI US 48084
Friday, November 30, 2012
11:00 AM
Great Lakes National Cemetery
4200 Belford Rd.
Holly, MI US 48442
Monday, December 3, 2012
11:30 AM


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