Joan M. Egan


Joan M. Egan, age 79, of Gloversville, passed away on Friday, March 5, 2021, at Nathan Littauer Nursing Home in Gloversville, after a long illness.

Born on January 5, 1942, in Gloversville, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Margaret Putman Steele Sr.

She was employed at the former Johnstown Knitting Mill as a sewing machine operator until her retirement. Joan enjoyed crafts and crocheting blankets in her downtime and was also a proud member of the United Methodist Church.

Joan is survived by her beloved husband of 63 years, Ronald Egan; three daughters, Donna Gilbert (Darrel), Brenda Frederick (Brian), and Kelly Graham (Tom); one brother, Edward Steele Jr. (Pat); and one sister, Linda Orth; as well as several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.

She was predeceased by one daughter, Kathy Egan.

A visitation will be held from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, March 10, 2021, at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, 215 East Main Street, Johnstown.

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By LH Staff