Mrs. Joan Elizabeth Carmack, 74, of Frederick died Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at Northampton Manor Health Care Center. She was the wife of the late John Carmack Sr., who predeceased her on May 12, 2020.
Born September 16, 1946 in Washington, DC., she was the daughter of the late Calvin and Sarah (White) Burkitt.
Joan worked as a school health technician with Montgomery County Health Department for many years.
She was a very loving person who only wanted to help others and make people happy. Joan was loved by all and will be greatly missed.
She is survived by daughter, Joyce Carmack, of Frederick; son, John 'Eddie" Carmack and wife, Heidi, of Acworth, GA; daughter, Sarah Shank and husband, Jason, of Fayetteville, PA.; six grandchildren, Matt, Melinda, Mike, Cheyney, Emma, and Elijah; four great-grandchildren, Iris, James, Wesley, and Victor; a sister, Patricia Page; and her brother, James Burkitt, both of Florida.
In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her in-laws, Newman and Esther Carmack.
The family will receive friends 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick.
A graveside service will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 12, 2021 at Parklawn Memorial Park, 12800 Veirs Mill Road, Rockville, MD 20853. Officiating will be the Rev. Tim May.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to National Alliance on Mental Illness, (NAMI), 4301 Wilson Blvd., Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22203; or by visiting https://www.nami.org/Home .
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