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Joan E. Durant Christman
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Birth: 1935
Death: 2010

ONEIDA Joan E. (Durant) Christman, 74, of Spencerport, and a former Oneida resident, died Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 at Rochester General Hospital.

She was born on July 12, 1935, in Vernon, the daughter of Lawrence and Agnes Franklin Durant.

Joan spent her early years in Vernon, later living in Oneida. She lived in the Rochester area since 1965.

She worked at BJ's Wholesale Club in Victor for five years.

Joan was an avid square dancer and belonged to the Lilac Squares and the Cloverleafs.

She married Mahlon A. Christman Jr. on Feb. 19, 1955, in Vernon. Mahlon died on April 20, 1999.

Surviving are: three sons and two daughters-in-law, Rodney and Lori Christman of Webster, Randal Christman of Waterloo, and Roderick and Cindy Christman of Macedon; five daughters and three sons-in-law, Charlene Mullins of Macedon, Darlene and Fred Schoonmaker of Rochester, Karlene Christman of E. Rochester, Marlene Stadtmiller of Rochester, and Rhonda and Chris Orlick of Waterloo; one brother, Chris Durant of Verona; seventeen grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Joan was predeceased by a brother, Gordon Durant.

Funeral services for Joan E. (Durant) Christman, 74, formerly of Oneida, will be held 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 5, 2010, at St. Agatha's Church, Canastota, where a funeral Mass will be held. The Rev. Kevin J. Corcoran, pastor, will officiate. Spring burial will be in St. Helena's Cemetery, Oneida. Calling hours will be held Wednesday evening from 4-7 p.m. at the Richard H. Keenan Funeral Home, Egypt Location, 7501 Pittsford Palmyra Road, Fairport, and Thursday evening from 5-7 p.m. at the J. Homer Ball Funeral Home, 201 James St., Canastota. In her memory, contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 110 Lomond Court, Utica, NY 13502, with envelopes available at the funeral home. 
 
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 Parents:
  Lawrence Durant (1903 - 1974)
 
 Siblings:
  Gordon L. Durant (1931 - 1991)*
  Joan E. Durant Christman (1935 - 2010)
  Christopher Ward Durant (1939 - 2015)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Saint Helena's Cemetery
Oneida
Madison County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Andrew L.
Record added: Aug 15, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57096331
 

 
 
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