Joan Ann LaFever


DELHI - Joan Ann LaFever, 80, formerly of Delhi, died Saturday, April 27, 2019, at Robinson Terrace in Stamford.
Joan was born on April 30, 1938, the daughter of the late John and Marguerite (Bush) Bellino.
Joan was a licensed beautician. She was the business owner and operator of J. Rae's Beauty Salon on Main Street in Delhi for many years.
Joanie enjoyed living life to the fullest. She was active as a skier and snowmobiler. Joan enjoyed gardening. She was also an amazing shopper, constantly on the lookout for the next best deal or bargain. She was noted for her colorful sense of style and always seeing the best in others. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time together. Her "boys," Mark and Duane, were her greatest source of pride.
She is survived by her sons, Mark (Susan) LaFever and Duane (Karen) LaFever; grandchildren, Cody and Cullen LaFever, Kristi (Anthony) Ruffo and Kyle LaFever; and great-grandchildren, Addison and Aiden Ruffo; sister, Debbie (Tom) Hulse; and several nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Joan was predeceased by several siblings, Rose (Dwight) Brockway, Jack (Vickie) Bellino, Marjorie (Frank) Peck.
Joan's family expresses its gratitude to the staff at Robinson Terrace in Stamford for their care of Joan during her struggle with Parkinson's disease.
Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday, May 3, at the MacArthur Funeral Home, 134 Main St., Delhi. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday at the First Presbyterian Church, Clinton Street, Delhi, with the Rev. Connie Stone officiating. Burial will follow in Andes Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation online at April is Parkinson's Awareness month.
Condolences may be left online for the family at
Published on April 30, 2019
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