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Joanne Spohn Sorber

June 10, 1947 ~ May 4, 2019 (age 71)


Joanne Spohn Sorber, 71, died Saturday, May 4, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born June 10, 1947 in Binghamton, NY to the late Mary Jean and Blinn Spohn.

Joanne taught at St. Andrew’s Nursery School in Vestal, NY and Wake Forest Baptist Preschool in Wake Forest, NC for a total of nearly 30 years.

She is survived by: her husband, Brian Sorber; children, Holly Fisher (Troy) and Adam Sorber (Tiffany); grandchildren, Harrison Fisher, Sullivan Fisher, Wilson Fisher, and Calvin Fisher; sister, Marylinn Weston (David), Linda Spohn; brother-in-law, Scott Sorber (Jennifer); sister-in-law, Linda Sorber, and many beloved nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, Transitions LifeCare, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 (919) 828-0890 - or - Fisher Center for Alzheimer’s Research Foundation, 110 East 42nd Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10017 (800) 259-4636

The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 pm Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at Bright Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 405 S. Main St., Wake Forest. (919) 556-5811

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May 7, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bright Funeral Home


Vestal Hills Memorial Park

Vestal, NY

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