In Memory of Joan Vanderpool Lake

October 11, 1934 - March 17, 2021

Resided in Whitesboro, NY


Private Service


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Joan Vanderpool Lake, 86, passed away on March 17, 2021 with her family around her and went home to her Heavenly Father.

She was born to Virginia (Jane) and Harry Vanderpool Oct 11 1934. Joan graduated from UFA Utica NY in 1953 and then worked as a fitter for surgical garments and breast prosthesis at Tiffts Shop, Le Beres’ and Foedish stores. Also she worked for Independence Care as a home care worker.

She is a member of Hope Alliance Church in New Hartford NY.

She was married to Robert Lake (Pulaski NY) in May 1966 in the Pilgrim Holiness Church Utica NY.

She was known for her card writing and love of others, but above all her love of Christ.

She leaves behind her husband and three children Christine (Josiah) Luttrell of Garland TX , Jonathon (Michelle) Lake of Holland Patent NY, and Janice (Joel) Aguirre of Fort Worth TX, three grandsons Brandon Lake, Joshua and Daniel Luttrell, sisters- in- law Arlene Vanderpool , Gail Vanderpool, Gloria Towles, Ann Vanderpool, and brother in law Jim (Donna) Lake, several nieces and nephews and their families Robert (Jodi) Williams, Nancy Kilgore & family, Lorie (Bill) Malpezzi & family, Carol and Katie Jarvis, David and Andy Vanderpool and Families, Brian Williams, Becky Evans and family, James and Timothy Vanderpool, Robin (Russell) Claflin, Terri Towles, Maria ( Jason ) Lenway, and Michael Lake. Also leaves many dear friends Gary and Norma Urtz, Bob and Teri Bellinger, Barb Havens, Melissa and Paul Smith, and just too many to mention but all are loved. She was predeceased by parents, sister Barbara Wilson, brothers Jim, Bob, and David Vanderpool, and nephew Bob Vanderpool Jr.

Calling hours are Friday from 4-7 at Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral and Cremation Services, 13 Oxford Rd., New Hartford. The funeral will be private for the family. Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Orwell, NY.