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W. Joan Sintz

November 19, 1952 January 20, 2015
W. Joan Sintz
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Swanton – W. Joan Sintz, passed away Tuesday, January 20, 2015, at the University of Vermont Medical Center with her family at her side. Born in Colchester, on November 19, 1952, she was the daughter of Wilbert C. Bushey and Rita L. Wentworth. Joan was 62 years old. Joan enjoyed crocheting and was a big fan of Facebook. Survivors include her sons, Robert L. Smith, Jr of Kansas City, Kansas, Shane L. Smith Sr. and his wife, Becki, of Carthage, New York and David Martell, Jr. and his wife, Crystal, of Fredericksburg, Virginia; her grandchildren, Brett Vincelette, Elise Smith, Kyla Smith, Brianna Smith, Shane Smith, Jr., Avery Smith and Erin Stearns, as well as her longtime companion, Sean M. Sintz, of Swanton; her brother, Bert Bushey and her canine companion, “Harley”. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015, at 1:00 PM at the Heald Funeral Home, 87 South Main St., St. Albans with the Reverend Charles M. Purinton, Jr. officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Joan’s name may be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation; P.O. Box 2496, Manchester, Vermont 05255. Messages of condolence to Joan’s family are welcome at

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Heald Funeral Home

87 S. Main Street
Saint Albans, VT 05478

Heald Funeral Home
87 S. Main Street Saint Albans 05478 VT
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