Joan Elizabeth Lacy, 42


Joan Elizabeth Lacy, 42, of Galestown, Md., known fondly as “Joanie” passed away at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury, Md., on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2006.

She was born on Dec. 9, 1963, in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Francis “Franny” Kernan Barnhard of Frankford, Del., and the late John W. Barnhard Sr. She was a graduate of Richard Montgomery High School. She had worked for 18 years as a bus driver for the Montgomery County School System. She was a motorcycle enthusiast; she enjoyed fishing, and loved all animals — especially horses.

Besides her mother, she is survived by her husband, Ronnie Lee Lacy; two sons, Brandon Clay Begley and John Payton Lacy III; two step-children, John Wilson Lacy and Amber Lee Bradley; two brothers, John W. “Jay” Barnhard Jr. and Timothy H. “Tim” Barnhard; a sister, Patricia Ann “Patti” Feldman; devoted friends, Phillip James Brock Sr. and Adina H. Barnett; many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and extended family.

Funeral services were scheduled for Monday, Oct. 23, at Frampton Funeral Home in Federalsburg, Md., with interment following at Brookview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made in her memory to the Brookview United Methodist Church c/o Clark Simms, 5474 Indiantown Rd., Rhodesdale, MD 21659 or to Coastal Hospice, P.O. Box 1733, Salisbury, MD 21802.