Joan  Sears
Joan Sears, 79, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
She is survived by Alvin Rivera, their children and spouses: Ray and Valerie Rivera, Maria and Lee Duprey, Thomas Rivera, stepchildren Joanne Marie, Laurie, Robert and Fred Sears. She leaves behind her grandchildren, RJ and Alicia Rivera; Chandra, Moses w/spouse Tracie and Sydney Duprey; TJ, Lev, Leef, Dani, Rafael and Seth Rivera; Joseph Bouyea w/fiancee Kadie Porter and Heather Bouyea; great-grandchildren Kadence and Maverick Rivera and Autumn Duprey. She also leaves her sibling Agnes Hurly as well as numerous relatives and other friends. Joan was predeceased by her parents, Thomas and Dora Ackey and brothers Leo and Richard Ackey.
Calling hours will be held on Jan. 25, 2019, at Sacred Heart Church in Chazy, N.Y., from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. with Mass to follow at 12 noon. Burial will be in Ingraham Cemetery in the spring. A reception will follow for those who wish to attend at Sacred Heart Church Hall.
Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of the North Country.
To leave memories or condolences please visit the R.W. Walker Funeral Home website at
Published on January 22, 2019


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