Joan M. deBrun

Mrs. Joan M deBrun passed away the morning of Sunday, July 21, 2019, in Lake Placid.

She was born June 13, 1940 in Syracuse to Alberta (Debarr) & Luther Hall. Joan grew up in Medina and lived in Lockport before moving to Saranac Lake in 1981 where she met and married her dear Warren deBrun.  Joan worked at Meyers Drug Store, The Yum Yum Tree in Saranac Lake and as tax collector for the town of St. Armand, Essex County. She recently joined her husband Warren at Elderwood at Lake Placid as her struggle with illness drew to a close.

Joan’s parents met in the Adirondacks and she had a deep connection and love for the area. 

Joan enjoyed cooking, gardening and their dear pups Cricket and Buster.  In the years she and Warren lived in Saranac Lake she adored the wildlife that found a welcome home on their land. 

Joan is survived by her husband Warren deBrun; her five children: Sherri French, Sandra ( Robert) Camillucci, Darlene (Ronn) Jones, Donna French and Gerald Yaklic Jr.; as well as her treasured Melissa Mitchell; her grandchildren: Michael, Jillian, Cortney, Jordan, Tyler, Christopher and Maiya; her brother Herbert Hall; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers William and Charles Hall as well as her sister Roselyn Miner.

Private family services will occur at a later date.

Arrangements are under the care of M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid, where notes of condolence for Joan’s family can be sent or relatives and friends are invited to share a memory or leave online condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.