Obituary: Joan Mary Starbuck

Joan Mary Starbuck
Joan Mary Starbuck

The funeral service for Joan Mary Starbuck, aged 91 years of Market Rasen, was held at Market Rasen Methodist Church.

The Rev Andrew Lomax officiated at the service and arrangements were by J Marshall of Market Rasen.

Born in Gainsborough, on leaving school Joan worked for Padley’s Solicitors.

After her marriage to Jack in 1947, she worked in the family baking and catering business.

For many years, Joan was a member of the WRVS, delivering meals on wheels.

She was a member of Market Rasen Golf Club for 50 years and was also a founder member of Market Rasen Lunch Club.

Family mourners were: John and Angela Starbuck (son and daughter-in-law); Pat Woodcock (daughter); Sally and Douglas Calder (granddaughter and husband); Nigel and Sandra Woodcock (grandson and wife); Alison Starbuck and Phillip Kimber (granddaughter and partner); Richard Starbuck and Maxine Gayle (grandson and partner); Tanya Woodcock and Craig Fell (great-granddaughter and partner); Alexander Natchen (great-grandson); Leona Woodcock (great-granddaughter); Louis Joseph Miles and Saffron Starbuck (great-grandchildren); Stephen Woodcock (grandson) and his family, James and Nicholas Starbuck (great-grandsons), Betty and Paul Greathead (sister-in-law and nephew) all unable to attend.

Friends at the service were: Jackie Beddoes; Jill Fitch; Mr and Mrs D W Parrott (also rep Mrs Joan Friel); Keith and Pat Robson (also rep M Mossop); Margaret Sergeant; Mrs J Saunby (also rep Mr R Saunby); Mr and Mrs D Islip; Mrs C Tindall (also rep Mr R Tindall, Darren and Richard); Mr and Mrs S Smith; Derek and Josie Grayson; Andy Tomlinson; Mr N D Corden; Mr and Mrs J Hainton; Joan Lacey; Mrs G White (also rep Mr G White); Derek Bullimore; Mrs C Fox; Mrs C Lancaster (also rep Mr and Mrs R Lancaster); Mr and Mrs G Mowbray; Lynne Clayton; Jackie Rhoades; Betty Pyttlik; Mrs J Johnson; Mr and Mrs A Dowse; Maxine Kennedy (also rep Jean Reave); Mr B Ward (also rep Mrs S Ward); Dennis Hall (also rep Market Rasen Golf Club); Joan Hall; Mr C Barton; Mrs J Parker (also rep Ladies’ Section of Market Rasen Golf Club); Mr and Mrs B Lundy; Mr J Mundey; Mary Kerr; Vera Allard; Ann Dodds; Margaret Carter; Mr and Mrs G M Cooper; G Sorby; Frank Fieldsend (also rep Ken Strawson); Mr and Mrs W Wilkinson; Ann Todd; Mary Sykes; Monica Vergette (former Ladies’ Captain of Market Rasen Golf Club); Pauline Neal; Clive Pegelow (also rep Haygates Flour Millers); J Bates (also rep Mrs W Y Flintham); Cynthia Marshall; Val Drury (also rep Alf Drury); Mr and Mrs B Woodcock (also rep Doris Woodall); Mrs D Calder