OCEAN PINES — Joane Albright Lauman, age 81, died Friday, at Atlantic General Hospital in Berlin. Born in Rockaway, New York, she was the daughter of the late John and Cathryn Albright. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Richard H. Lauman, sons; Richard H. Lauman, Jr. and his wife Deborah of Tiburon, Calif. and Thomas G. Lauman and his wife Kathleen of Baltimore. There are five grandchildren; Richard H. Lauman ,III, Elizabeth Hollins Lauman, Amanda Paige Lauman, Kayleigh Ryan Lauman, and John Thomas Lauman.
Mrs. Lauman was a graduate of Rosemont College in Rosemont, PA. She had worked as a village clerk for the town of East Williston, N.Y. She was a member of Saint John Neumann Catholic Church, the Questers, a volunteer and Treasurer at the Berlin Library, and a volunteer at the Atlantic General Hospital Thrift Shop.
A mass of Christian burial will be held 11 a.m. Friday, June 17 at Holy Savior Catholic Church, 17th Street and Philadelphia Avenue in Ocean City.
Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Rev. Jim Downs will officiate. Interment will be private with the family at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to: the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718. Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin.