Joan Elizabeth Lease, 88, Rochester, passed away at 8 a.m. Monday, May 17, 2021, at Life Care Center of Rochester.
She was born Feb. 19, 1933, in Manchester, England. On Feb. 27, 1954, in Manchester, England, she married Howard James Lease. He preceded her in death on April 30, 2016.
She had worked for the Fulton County Public Library for over forty years retiring at the age of 75. She enjoyed flowers and gardening.
Survivors include her sons, Warren and wife Gloria Lease, Rochester; Jeff and wife Colleen Lease, West Lafayette; Matt and wife Debbie Lease, Rochester; eight grandchildren, and seventeen great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Taylor, great-grandchild, Aylee Foxworth, brother, Albert Taylor, step- brothers, David Clowes and Jack Clowes.
Private services will be observed. Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association and Salvation Army. Arrangements by Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.