Joan Elaine (Owens) LaRue

Born: Tue., Dec. 28, 1943
Died: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017


11:00 AM to 12:30 PM, Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
Location: Rising Sun Church of the Nazarene

Funeral Service

12:30 PM Sat., Dec. 23, 2017
Location: Rising Sun Church of the Nazarene

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Joan Elaine LaRue, 73 years, of Port Deposit, MD, passed away Sunday, December 17, 2017 in the University of Maryland Harford Memorial Hospital of Havre de Grace, MD. Born December 28, 1943 in Elkton, MD, she was the daughter of the late Richard, Sr., and Grace Young Owens.

Joan was retired from the V.A. Medical Center of Perry Point, MD, where she was employed as a Dietary Aide. She is survived by her husband, Earl W. LaRue, Jr., of Port Deposit, MD; sons, Paul Anthony LaRue and Earl W. LaRue III of Port Deposit, MD; daughters, Linda Lee LaRue of Newark, DE, Paula A. LaRue of Port Deposit, MD, and Geraldine E. LaRue of Perryville, MD; six grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; brothers, Calvin Owens, Kenneth Owens, Waymond Owens; sisters, Margaret Elizabeth Cannon and Margaret Patricia Weathers; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Joan was preceded in death by her brothers; Henry Shannon, Richard Owens, Jr., Leonard Owens; sisters, Jeanette Shockley, Betty Bond, Marva Owens, Jacalyn Owens and Blanche Owens.

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, December 23, 2017, 12:30 PM, at the Rising Sun Church of the Nazarene. Visitation for family and friends will be held Saturday, December 23, 2017, 11 AM until 12:30 PM, at the church. Rev. Duane Rawlings of Baltimore, MD, will officiate. Interment will be in Berkley Cemetery, Darlington, MD.

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Teresa Barrow Gordon
   Posted Thu December 21, 2017
On behalf of myself and my mom, Margaret Barrow, who worked with Joan, we are deeply saddened to hear of Joan's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.

Sheila Johnson LaRue
   Posted Thu December 21, 2017
To My Dear Family,
My Heart is Heavy and Saddened to hear the news of My Dear, Sweet Joan's passing! It hurts to know that I will not see her lovely face and that bright smile! Our Family is heartbroken!!!! It really hurts.........Dear Lord we Pray for Peace and Comfort thru this storm. We Love You Dearly Joan, Today, Tomorrow, Always and Forever!!!!!!!!!

Sleep in Peace My Lovely Joan till we meet again ♥♥♥♥♥

Jackie Miller
   Posted Sat December 23, 2017
The LORD bless thee, and keep thee:
The LORD make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee:
The LORD lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.

With love,
Jackie Miller & Family

Betsy Bradford
   Posted Tue December 26, 2017
So sorry to hear of Joan's passing. I worked with her at Perry Point and she always greeted everyone with that wonderful smile of hers! She went above and beyond to meet the needs of our Veterans. Please know her family is in our thoughts and prayers!

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