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Joan Bustard Obituary – Towamencin Twp., PA (1928-2014)

Joan (Kunkle) Bustard, 85, formerly of Cedars, died Feb. 7 at the Dock Woods Community in Towamencin Twp. Born February 12, 1928 to the late John and Lillian (Springer) Kunkle, Joan was married to her late husband, Arthur L. Bustard, for 62 years. She was a graduate of Schwenksville High School and worked as a tile decorator at American Olean Tile in Lansdale until shortly after her marriage. Joan is survived by her three children, Arthur C. Bustard and his wife, Barbara, of Worcester, Beverly Gaydos and her husband, Joseph, of Worcester, and Kathy Bustard of Skippack; three grandchildren, Mary-Kate Najarian and her husband, Chris, of Worcester, Rachael Leach and her husband, Chris, of Annapolis, MD, and Rebeccah Gaydos of Worcester; and one great-grandchild, Evan Tyler Najarian. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by two siblings, Doris Fox and John Kunkle. Joan was known for her infectious laugh and her ability to enjoy life. She was a member of Wentz’s UCC in Worcester and worked hard at the Church Bazaar in the flower decorating stand for many years. She was devoted to her family and enjoyed babysitting her grandchildren. Joan was a member of the Priscilla Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star and the Order of the Amaranth. She and her husband were very active with the Rajah Shriners for many years. A viewing will be held on Thursday, February 13 from 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM at the RL Williams, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., 3440 Skippack Pike @ Cedars Rd., Skippack, where the funeral service will begin at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at Wentz UCC Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to Wentz’s UCC Endowment Fund, 3246 Skippack Pike, Lansdale, PA 19446, or to the Living Branches Foundation, 275 Dock Dr., Lansdale, PA 19446 and an endorsement on the check, Dock Woods Nursing Fund. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.RLWilliamsFuneralHome.com.