Joan LaFever

Joan Ann LaFever

1938 - 2019

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Obituary of Joan Ann LaFever

Joan Ann LaFever, 80 formally of Delhi, died Saturday, April 27, 2019 at Robinson Terrace in Stamford, NY.

Joan was born on April 30, 1938, the daughter of the late John and Marguerite (Bush) Bellino.

Joan was a licensed beautician. She was the business owner and operator of J. Rae’s Beauty Salon on Main Street in Delhi, NY for many years.  

Joanie enjoyed living life to the fullest. She was active as a skier and snowmobiler. Joan enjoyed gardening, she was also an amazing shopper, constantly on the lookout for the next best deal or bargain. She was noted for her colorful sense of style, and always seeing the best in others. She loved her family, and enjoyed spending time together. Her “boys”, Mark and Duane were her greatest source of pride.

She is survived by her sons, Mark (Susan) LaFever and Duane (Karen) LaFever; her grandchildren, Cody and Cullen LaFever, Kristi (Anthony) Ruffo and Kyle LaFever; and her great-grandchildren, Addison and Aiden Ruffo, her sister, Debbie (Tom) Hulse and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, Joan was predeceased by several siblings, Rose (Dwight) Brockway, Jack (Vickie) Bellino, Marjorie (Frank) Peck.

Joan’s family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Robinson Terrace in Stamford for their care of Joan during her struggle with Parkinson’s disease.

Calling hours will be held from 7PM-9PM on Friday, May 3, 2019 at the MacArthur Funeral Home, 134 Main Street, Delhi.  Funeral services will be held at 10AM on Saturday at First Presbyterian Church, Clinton Street, Delhi with the Rev. Connie Stone officiating. Burial will follow at Andes Cemetery.  

Contributions in lieu of flowers are asked to be made to the Parkinson’s foundation, April is Parkinson’s Awareness month.


Calling Hours

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday, May 3, 2019
MacArthur Funeral Home - Delhi
134 Main Street
Delhi, New York, United States
(607) 746-2171

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Saturday, May 4, 2019
First Presbyterian Church of Delhi
2 Clinton Street
Delhi, New York, United States