GIRARD - Joan K. McClurkin, 74, died Sunday, Oct. 4, 2009, at her home.
She was born July 31, 1935, in Niles, a daughter of the late Joseph P. and Dorothy A. Lingeman McNamara.
Joan graduated from the St. Elizabeth School of Nursing in 1956. She was active for many years with the Red Cross Blood Drive in the Girard area and was a member of St. Rose Church in Girard.
She married Thomas J. McClurkin May 11, 1963, and he passed away May 28, 1994.
She is survived by three children, Robert J. (Karen) McClurkin, Patrick J. McClurkin and Erin K. (Philip) Kachersky, all of Girard; four brothers and sisters, Susan (Ralph) Kelly of Canton, Dennis (Chris) McNamara of Niles, Patricia (Richard) Malone of Liberty and Katherine McNamara of Girard; and eight grandchildren, Grace, Kathryn, Thomas, John, Rose, Daniel, Patrick and Colin.
Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at McClurkin Funeral Home, Girard. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Thursday at St. Rose Church with calling hours one hour prior.
Interment will be at Girard City Cemetery, Girard.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Rose Angel Fund, Girard or the St. Stephen Angel Fund, Niles.