Joan Smith

Obituary of Joan M. Smith

Joan M. Smith, age 87, passed away on September 14 2019 at Rochester General Hospital.

Joan was born July 16, 1932 in Clarendon, NY, a daughter of George & Cora Stehler, one of ten children in her family. She was a graduate of Elba Central School. She worked various jobs throughout her life, but the job she loved most was being a mom and homemaker. She loved to travel and go camping with her family and enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She is predeased by her 2 Husbands, Charles Tunningley & Robert Smith; 3 brothers, George Stehler, William Stehler & David Stehler; and 2 sisters, Nina Brooks and Mary Barber.

Joan is survived by her 6 sons, Robert & Sandra Tunningley, Barry & Robin Tunningley, Brad Tunningley, Doug Wigmore, Chuck Wigmore & Tim Wigmore; 2 brothers, Charles and Richard Stehler; 2 sisters, Gloria Rapp and Carol.Stehler; her grandchildren, Nathaniel & Joshua Tunningley; she was also survived by Tammy Fladie and her grandson Mathew Fladie; grandchildren Ashley Tunningley & Zachery Tunningley and numerous other grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held for family at Chamberlin-Baird Funeral Home, at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Nunda, NY.

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Rochester General Hospital Staff for their support over the last 3 weeks of her life. Mom/Grandma will be missed by all of us but is smiling down on us now and would want us all to remember the great times and memories we shared through the years.

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