Obituary of Joan A. LaSalle
Mrs. Joan A. LaSalle, 84, of Utica, passed away on Friday, May 14, 2021 at Faxton-St. Luke’s Healthcare in New Hartford. Joan was born in Utica, on August 10, 1936, the daughter of Earl and Pearl (Marshall) Gohringer. She was raised and educated in Utica and was a graduate of Utica Free Academy. On March 23, 1957, Joan was united in marriage with Alfred LaSalle at Dryer Memorial Church in Utica. After graduation in 1954, Joan went to work with the Savings Bank of Utica, and after a short time she left to raise her children. In 1975, she returned to work at the bank until retiring in 1994 as a loan processor. Joan was a member of First United Methodist Church in New Hartford. One of her favorite pastimes was planting and caring for her flowers, and at one time, taking bus trips to various casinos with family and friends. Mrs. LaSalle is survived by her loving husband, Al; three sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Sherri LaSalle of Utica, Scott and Lisa LaSalle of Chadwick’s and Timothy and Michele LaSalle of MA; Her grandchildren whom she loved spending time with; Brooke, Gary, Allison, Emily, Olivia, Sarah and Caroline as well as several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother, Richard Gohringer, and her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Salvatore and Patricia Torchia and Ronald and Gloria LaSalle. Mrs. LaSalle’s funeral will be held on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 105 Genesee St., New Hartford. Her burial will follow at Crown Hill Memorial Park in Kirkland. Those wishing to make a donation in Joan’s memory, please consider St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Joan LaSalle, please visit Tribute Store
Monday, May 17, 2021
First United Methodist Church
105 Genesee St.
New Hartford, New York, United States
Crown Hill Memorial Park
State Route 12
Kirkland, New York, United States
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.