Joan Sanborn – Obituary


Joan Marie Sanborn , 81, of Raleigh, died peacefully on Sunday May 9, 2021. Joan  was born on September 16, 1939 in Norristown, PA.  She was the daughter of Joseph and Mary Kratowicz.  Joan was married to the late Richard Sanborn who passed away in 2016. She had been a nurse for several years helping people when they were ill. She had been a member of the Holy Trinity Catholic Church for many years in Gainesville, VA, and an avid quilter.

Funeral services will be held at Holy Trinity Church, Gainesville, VA at a later date.

Joan is preceded in death by her son Chaz Spacek. She is survived by her brother Joseph Kratowicz; daughters and sons in law Charles and Elizabeth Bohannon, Cindie Heilig, Gary and Kristen McCreedy, her son and daughter in law Adam and Meghan Sanborn; grandchildren Zachary Bohannon, Anastacia Bohannon, Robert Frederick, Nicholas Richards, John Kell, Rose Kell, Jessica Spacek, Ethan Sanborn, Zoe Sanborn and 8 great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made in her memory to the ASPCA of Wake County 200 Petfinder Lane, Raleigh, NC 27603

A service of Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center. (919-556-5811)