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Joan L. Quackenbush

Joan L. Quackenbush


Joan L. Quackenbush, 78, of Medina, N.Y., entered into rest on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2021, at the United Memorial Hospital, Batavia, with her loving family at her side.

Born on Jan. 2, 1943, in Cortland, N.Y., she was the daughter of the late Leslie and Caroline (Tighe) Gilbert.

Joan grew up in Rochester and moved to the Orleans County area and attended Lyndonville High School.

Joan had a strong business sense and was always self-employed. She owned various businesses, including: J & J Coffee Shop in Middleport and the Knowlesville Inn. She enjoyed puzzles, animals and lying in the sun, but most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Joan is survived by six children, Kelly Wells, Cheryl Wells, Todd Wells, David Wells Jr. Mark Wells and Joanie (Jeff) Allen. Also surviving are 15 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter; a sister, Shirley Bruski; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Joan is predeceased by an infant son, Jamie; a sister, Gloria Dix; a brother, John Gilbert; a granddaughter, Khyleigh Wenner; and a great-nephew, Brandon Bruski.

Memorials may be made in Joan’s name to PAWS Animal Shelter, 3371 Gaines Basin Rd,, Albion, NY 14411.

Relatives and friends may call on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at the Bogan & Tuttle Funeral Home, 226 Pearl St. Medina, NY 14103, from 2-4 p.m. with the funeral service being held at 4 p.m. Burial will be private for the family.

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