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Joan Louise Squires

April 4, 1946 ~ November 15, 2020 (age 74)


Lakeland, FL--Joan Squires passed away November 15, 2020, after a long illness, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in Buffalo, NY in 1946, and the daughter of the late Edward Kreinheder and Pearl (Diebold) Kreinheder of Warrensburg NY.

Joan attended Lake Luzerne High School and during high school, studied cosmetology. After graduation in 1965, she continued her studies in New York City which led to a career at M. Solomon’s.

Joan was married to the love of her life Jerry A. Squires for 54 years. For 24 years, Jerry & Joan raised their children in Warrensburg, NY, and then retired in Florida.

Joan was always caring for others. She watched children in her home until her children were of school age. She was a Nurse’s Aide for 13 years at Warren County Home in Warrensburg, NY, and for several years worked as a Private Home Care Aide.

Joan loved Garage Sales & enjoyed dickering to get a bargain. She loved camping, family gatherings, playing cards with friends and family and especially spending time with her grandsons Owen and Ian.

Joan is survived by her husband Jerry and children, Dana (Greg) Russell of Fort Edward, NY, Jerry R. Squires of Glens Falls, NY, Darcy (Neil) Dufresne of Queensbury, NY; 2 grandchildren, Owen & Ian; many loved nieces and nephews, and her sisters: Kay Clarke of Stoney Creek, NY, Carol Lorrain of Queensbury, NY, and brother Edward (Debbie) Kreinheder of Latham, NY.

Predeceased by: Bernard Clarke & Wilfred Lorrain

A Celebration of Life will be held in the Spring of 2021

In lieu of flowers, a donation in Joan’s name can be made to: 

Vitas Healthcare Hospice

Suite 500

6850 New Tampa Highway

Lakeland, FL 33815


The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Joan’s long-term nurse, Matthew

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