Joann Washburn Murrell

May 13, 1968August 31, 2018

Joann Washburn Murrell, age 50, passed away on Friday August 31, 2018 at Geneva General Hospital.

Joann was born May 13, 1968 in Canandaigua, NY to the late Shirley (Day) and Donald Washburn. She had worked for Finger Lakes Health in Geneva, NY as a certified sterile processing technician. Joann enjoyed to travel, read and was a movie enthusiast.

Joann is survived by her sister Christine (William) Washburn Deleon, step brother Allan (Diane) Houghtaling, step sister Shanon (Rodney) Malbone, very close friends Jen (Bubby) Kerrick and many close friends. In addition to her parents, Joann was predeceased by her step mother Donna Washburn; step brothers Thad and Larry Houghtaling. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared with her family and friends at


  • Shirley Day, Mother
  • Donald Washburn, Father
  • Christine (William) Washburn Deleon, Sister
  • Donna Washburn, Step Mother
  • Thad Houghtaling, Step Brother
  • Larry Houghtaling, Step Brother
  • Allan (Diane) Houghtaling, Step Brother
  • Shanon (Rodney) Malbone, Step Sister
  • Jen (Bubby) Kerrick, Very Close Friends

Joann Washburn Murrell

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Sylvia Clarke

September 6, 2018

We will miss you at our Holiday celebrations! You were a very good friend.

mary j & carl ellis

September 6, 2018

I remember Joann as a happy young girl. I am pleased to of known her.