Joan H. Kim

October 5, 1926November 4, 2019

Joan H. Kim, age 93, of Silver Spring, Maryland passed away on Monday, November 4, 2019. Joan was born in South Korea to Chang Hyun Kim and Ja Hwa Lee. Beloved mother of Chang S. Cho and husband Jong S. Cho, and Anita Shipp and husband Steven Shipp. Cherished sister of Pyong A. Kim, and Boo K. Kim and wife Jum S. Kim. Devoted grandmother of the late Heejin Kim and her husband Jin Kim, Yoon K. Cho and wife Heesun Cho, Hyojin and husband Kyeh Kim, Charles Shipp, Kristin Shoresman and husband Aaron Shoresman, and Pammy Shipp. Joan is also survived by 7 great-grandchildren along with many other loving family and friends. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Gary L. Kaufman Funeral Home at Meadowridge Memorial Park, Inc., 7250 Washington Boulevard, Elkridge, Maryland 21075 (Exit 6 South off Route 100) on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 6:00pm until the start of A Celebration of Life Service at 7:00pm. Interment will be held at Meadowridge Memorial Park on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at 2:30pm. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Kim family.


  • Visitation Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • A Celebration of Life Funeral Service Wednesday, November 6, 2019
  • Graveside Service Thursday, November 7, 2019


Joan H. Kim

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sheila mathura

November 6, 2019

Hi Anita.
I am so sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences to you and family on the passing of Mom.
May her soul rest in Peace ....
Sending love and healing hugs....
Sheila Mathura
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