Funeral services for Joan Spriggs,
age 69, of Mill Street, Hammond, will be held on Friday, August 7, 2009 at 12:00
PM at Frary Funeral Home with Rev. Kevin McEwan. Calling hours will be held on Friday, August
7, 2009 at Frary Funeral Home from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Mrs. Spriggs died this
morning, August 5, 2009, at her home surrounded by her loving family.
Mrs. Spriggs is survived by two
daughters, Dianne Alexander and her husband Scott of Ogdensburg, NY and Deeanna
Davis and her husband Paul of Hammond, NY; four brothers, Lawrence Austin of
Wisconsin, Stephen of Montana, Richard of North Carolina, Gary Joseph of New
York; one sister, Jane Chevier of Texas; four grandchildren, Brittney Wunder,
Leeah Satterley, Christopher Clement and Reece Davis and six great
grandchildren. She is predeceased by her
brother, Donald at infancy and her granddaughter Nikki Davis.
She was born on January 11,
1940, the daughter of William and Edna (Lebeau) Austin. She graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in
1958. She first worked as a hairdresser
for Richmond Hair Salon, later working for St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center and
later doing home healthcare. She loved
cooking, fishing, gardening and entertaining her family.
Donations may be made in her memory
to Batten Disease Support and Research Association at 166 Humphries Drive,
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 in memory of her granddaughter Nikki Davis.