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Joann Haney Demarest
Joann Haney Demarest

August 30, 1953 - June 1, 2019
Born in Newton, NJ
Resided in Sparta, NJ

Obituary

Joann Haney Demarest, 65, of Sparta died Saturday, June 1, 2019, at home.

Born in Newton, Joann was raised in Frankford Township and lived in Lafayette prior to moving to Sparta in 1994. Joann was a customer service representative for the former J.C.Penny catalog store in Hampton Township for 18 years prior to her retirement in early 2000. Joann was a past member of the Lafayette Fire Department Auxiliary and of the American Legion Post 132 of Franklin. She was also past county President of the American Legion.

She is predeceased by her parents, Robert and Rose Mary Haney; and her son Christopher Demarest in 1983. Survivors include her husband, of 47 years, David "Dick" Demarest of Sparta; two brothers, Robert Haney of Frankford and Stanley Haney of Wantage; a sister, Barbara Spurr of Sandyston; two sisters-in-law, Margaret Price of Staunton, Virginia and Caroline Kitchcart of Florida; along with many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 6, 2019, at the Smith-McCracken Funeral Home, 63 High St, Newton; interment to follow in the Vaughan Cemetery in Sparta. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, 2019, with a 7:30 p.m. American Legion Service, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to American Legion Post 157, PO Box 536, Branchville, NJ 07826 or to the American Legion Post 132, 1 Legion Place, Franklin, NJ 07416. Online condolences may be offered at www.smithmccrackenfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
4:00 PM - 7:30 PM
American Legion Service
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
7:30 PM
Service
Smith-McCracken Funeral Home
63 High Street
Newton, NJ 07860
Thursday, June 6, 2019
11:00 AM
Burial
Vaughan Cemetery
Route 15
Sparta, NJ US 07871
Thursday, June 6, 2019
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