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Lindquist Funeral Home

1 Mayberry Ln, Yarmouth, ME

OBITUARY

Joan (Brown) Burner

February 17, 1936November 14, 2019
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Joan (Brown) Burner, 83, of Falmouth, Maine, passed away after a brief illness while on comfort care at Mercy Hospital on 11/14/2019. She was born to parents Hazel L. Brown (Stubbs) and Richard Harvey Brown, on 02/17/1936 in Portland, Maine. Joan was a graduate of Falmouth High School in 1954. She married her high school sweetheart Richard Albert Burner on July 3, 1954 in Falmouth. Joan and her husband went on to have 4 children together and she was thrilled to embark on new adventures with her husband and children traveling along side him for many years as he had joined the US Army as a helicopter pilot before retiring as a major in 1979.

Joan enjoyed and was very talented in the arts of gardening, cooking, decorating, and she also enjoyed shopping. Joan had a true passion for taking care of others, especially her family. Joan and her husband spent 17 years traveling from Falmouth to Florida Ports and points South for the winters. She was his first mate on all their sailing adventures and made friends wherever they went. Even throughout their times of travel, they were lifelong residents of Falmouth Foreside and most recently Joan resided at the Ocean View Community in Falmouth.

Joan loved spending time with her family and friends especially hosting Christmas and making her famous seafood chowder. She is survived by 2 sons Scott Albert Burner and Sharon Taylor of Windham, Christopher Lee Burner of Falmouth. 4 Grandchildren Christina Barber (Burner) and Husband Jason of Dayton, Deirdre Burner and Ken Anderson of Windham, Averil Burner and Nick Scala of Brunswick, and Cody Burner of Gray. 4 Great Grandchildren Alexa, Evelyn, Ava, and Chloe whom she adored all so much. Brother in Law Jack Burner and wife Pam Burner (Bates) of Florida. Lifelong friends more like family Herb and Connie Jones of Virginia, and many other family and friends that will all deeply miss her every day. She was predeceased by her parents, her husband of 54 years Major Richard Albert Burner, a son Keith Richard Burner, a daughter Pamela Lynne Burner, and a brother in law Robert Burner, Jr.

Family and friends are invited to attend visiting hours for Joan on Monday, November 25th, 2019, from 4-6pm, at Lindquist Funeral Home, 1 Mayberry Lane, Yarmouth, ME 04096. Followed by a memorial service at 6pm.

  • FAMILY

  • RICHARD HARVEY BROWN, Father (deceased)
  • HAZEL L. (STUBBS) BROWN, Mother (deceased)
  • MAJOR RICHARD ALBERT BURNER, Husband (deceased)
  • KEITH RICHARD BURNER, Son (deceased)
  • PAMELA LYNNE BURNER, Daughter (deceased)
  • SCOTT ALBERT BURNER (SHARON TAYLOR), SON
  • CHRISTOPHER LEE BURNER, SON
  • CHRISTINA (BURNER) BARBER (JASON), Granddaughter
  • DEIRDRE BURNER (KEN ANDERSON), Granddaughter
  • AVERIL BURNER (NICK SCALA), Granddaughter
  • CODY BURNER, Grandson
  • ROBERT BURNER, BROTHER (deceased)
  • joan was also survived by 4 Great Grandchildren Alexa, Evelyn, Ava, and Chloe whom she adored all so much. Brother in Law Jack Burner and wife Pam Burner (Bates) of Florida. Lifelong friends more like family Herb and Connie Jones of Virginia, and many other family and friends that will all deeply miss her every day

Services

  • Visiting Hours Monday, November 25, 2019
  • Memorial Service Monday, November 25, 2019

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Joan Brown February 17, 1936

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1940, 4 years old

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1950

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Senior Picture, 1954

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High School Graduation, 1954

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Wedding July 3, 1954

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Joan Brown February 17, 1936

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1940, 4 years old

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1950

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Senior Picture, 1954

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High School Graduation, 1954

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Wedding July 3, 1954

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