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Joan Mary Caplin
June 1933-May 9, 2019
Caplin obit
Joan Mary Caplin, age 85, of Manteca, died at Vintage Fair Nursing Home in Modesto, CA from complications of a stroke.
   She passed away on May 9, leaving behind her loving husband of 60 years, Maurice and son, Mark, sister Joyce and brother Bill. She was preceded in death by her brother Ronnie.
   She was born in Battersea, London, England in June, 1933 and moved to the US in 1964. She started out in Southern California and then moved to Plumas County, where she loved working as a Teachers Aide, moved to San Luis Obispo and eventually settled in Manteca for the last 25 years.
   Joan was an avid reader, loved tending the roses in her garden and loved to travel, enjoying many cruises aboard cruise ships. She loved animals, especially dogs and cats.
   Graveside services will be Friday, May 24, at St. Johns Cemetery, 17871 Carrolton Rd., Escalon, CA 95320 at
11:00 a.m. She will be greatly missed.
   As a constant fixture in the library and because of her love of reading, the family hopes she finds a well-stocked library in which to spend eternity reading her favorite books.

Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin

Thursday, May 23 2019