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Joan Catherine (Benz) Sibley

October 30, 1937 — December 30, 2022

Watkinsville, GA

Joan Catherine Sibley (Benz) passed away on December 30, 2022 at the age of 85. She was residing in Watkinsville GA. Born in Buffalo, she was the daughter of the late Elmer and Edith Benz. Joan is predeceased by her former husband Donald Sibley. She is survived by her three children: Suzanne Greer (Daniel) of Watkinsville, GA; Timothy Sibley (Evelyn) of Salem, SC; and John Sibley (Shayne) of Orleans, MA. Her 6 grandchildren: Emilee Greer Hain (Al), Derek Greer, Bennett Greer; Nicholas McCarthy (Bettie); Christian and Emma Sibley. She is also survived by her sister Jane Anzalone (Charles) of Williamsville NY and their two daughters, her nieces, Amy and Jill. Always the cook and party planner, Joan had many great friendships including her best friend of 77 years Carol Schmitz of Lancaster NY. Joan graduated from Bishop McMahon High School in Buffalo NY. She raised her children in Syracuse NY. Her children and grandchildren were her greatest joy. She enjoyed working in a Pediatric Office as a receptionist. Joan will be returned to Buffalo, her final resting place. Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday, March 18, 9:30AM at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Lancaster, NY.  Donations can be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, WEST, Watkinsville, GA is in charge of arrangements.

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Saturday, March 18, 2023

Starts at 9:30 am (Eastern time)

St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church (Lancaster, NY)


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