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Welcome to the memorial page for

Joan Baston Speaks

September 23, 1932 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 87)


Joan Baston Speaks, 87, of Ellicott City, formerly of Hyattsville, Maryland, passed peacefully from this life on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 surrounded by family.

Born on September 23, 1932, in Yarmouth, ME, she was the daughter of the late Arthur Jason Baston and Helen (Cummings) Baston.

Loving wife of the late Ernest Speaks, her husband of 38 years.

She loved spending time with her friends and enjoyed the many activities at Golden Crest Assisted Living.  The family is grateful for the loving, compassionate care and friendship shown to Joan "Joanne" during her time there.

She is survived by her daughter, Lisen Speaks Edwards and her husband Lee Edwards.  Grandmother of Jason Edwards and his wife Tara. She was a loving great grandmother and cherished the time she spent with them.

The family will receive friends from 9:00 am to 10:00 am on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Stauffer Funeral Homes, 8 East Ridgeville in Mt. Airy, MD.

A celebration of Joanne's life will follow at the funeral home at 10:00 am.  Chaplain Arthur Monroe will officiate.  Interment will be at Mountain View Cemetery in Marriottsville, Maryland.

Memorial donations may be made to Carroll Hospice, Inc. 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD, 21157.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
November 23, 2019

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Stauffer Funeral Home, Mt. Airy
8 E. Ridgeville Blvd.
Mt. Airy, MD 21771

Celebration of Life
Saturday
November 23, 2019

10:00 AM
Stauffer Funeral Home, Mt. Airy
8 E. Ridgeville Blvd.
Mt. Airy, MD 21771