Joan’s Story

Site created on May 15, 2018

Welcome to Joan's website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement. Thank you for visiting.

Joan had surgery for a brain tumor on April 26. Since then, she's been at George Washington University Hospital, she had a brief stint at Stoddard rehab facility, and then she crossed over Rock Creek Park to Sibley Hospital.  Joan returned to her apartment on Sunday, June 3, and to her beloved cat, Cromartie. Aides are helping her around the clock and her family is close.

She enjoys receiving cards and visits from those of you who are in town. She really enjoys raspberries, and we're happy to de-seed any berry contributions.

Newest Update

Journal entry by Joan Shelton

We have posted notices in newspapers, but there is also an online obituary if you wish to read it (you might find out something you didn't know!). There is also a guest book. Both are hosted by Rapp Funeral Services/ Click here to visit the page.

we have been told that the links I had embedded don't work. I will try to fix that, but in the mean time if you click on the word "link" at the end of the sentence, it will take you to the organization donation page. I am working on fixing the overall problem now - I think maybe the people who posted didn't realize the information was there...

But in the mean time, you can also go to the previous post ("Honoring Mom") here at caring bridge for the charity links.
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