Frances J. Baldwin

August 10, 1928October 29, 2018

Frances “Joan” Baldwin, 90, of Newton, passed away peacefully on October 29, 2018. Joan was born in Elkins, West Virginia on August 10, 1928 to the parents of Ofah and Opal Wamsley. Her first husband was the late William R. Steinbach, former mayor of Westwood, New Jersey. Joan is also predeceased by her second husband Douglas P. Baldwin; her sister Wanda Wyatt and son-in-law David Forman. She is survived by her devoted daughters: Coreen Trombley and her husband Donald; and Kathy Bonagur and her husband John. She is also survived by her loving grandchildren: Gabriel, Anthony, Aaron, and Evan and great grandchildren: Brendan, Layne, Cole, and Lyra. Friends may call Saturday, November 3, 2018 from 9-10am visiting, followed by a 10am service at the Goble Funeral Home, 22 Main Street, Sparta, NJ 07871. Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park, Paramus, New Jersey at 12:30pm Saturday. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in memory to the American Heart Association.


  • Coreen Trombley and her husband Donald, Devoted daughter
  • Kathy Bonagur and her husband John, Devoted daughter
  • Gabriel, Anthony, Aaron and Evan, Loving grandchildren
  • Brendan, Layne, Cole and Lyra, Cherished great grandchildren
  • Joan is predeceased by:
    Her first husband, William R. Steinbach,
    Her second husband, Douglas P. Baldwin
    Her sister, Wanda Wyatt
    Her son-in-law, David Forman


  • Visitation Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 3, 2018
  • Interment Saturday, November 3, 2018

Frances J. Baldwin

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