Joan Chamberlain-King, former resident of Croton-on Hudson, NY and Cary, NC died peacefully in Naples, Florida at the age of 80 on June 7,2022. Joan was born to Emmett and Dorothy Burhans on January 1, 1942.
While living in Croton, Joan was employed as a nursery school teacher at Asbury Methodist Church where she worked for many years. After leaving the nursery school she went on to sell insurance and then ultimately ended up working at the Westchester Broadway Theatre prior to her retiring to Cary, NC. One of Joan’s passions was photography where she received many awards and was always toting her camera with her. Joan re-located to Naples, FL in February 2019 to be closer to her son Scott.
Joan was pre-deceased by her husband Richard King, and daughter, Karen Chamberlain-Flegar.
Joan is survived by her brother, James Burhans (Linda), her son, Scott Chamberlain (Linda), son-in law, Paul Flegar, stepson, Ricky King (Audrey), grandchildren; Luke Flegar, Zachary Flegar (Heather), Jake Flegar, Taylor Chamberlain, Nicholas Chamberlain, Robert Fritsche (Jessica), Ricky King Jr., great grandson Indiana Flegar, and niece Stacey Burhans. Joan is also survived by many cousins.
A private burial will be held at a later date.
In Joan’s memory, the family asks that a donation be made to Avow Hospice, 1095 Whippoorwill Lane, Naples, FL 34105.
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